Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update” – May 13, 2020

In this week’s Wednesday episode (May 13, 2020) of the Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update,” Heather Cozby reported that the Massachusetts Department of Unemployment is now texting applicants. If you've been waiting for a callback on your application, pay attention to your texts. They may appear at first to be a scam, but could be [...]

5 ways to save money during the pandemic

The IRS has been releasing stimulus payments over the last few weeks to help give a cushion to millions of Americans during this time of crisis. While this will undoubtedly offer some help, it's also important to look for ways to save and cut back on expenses until things become more certain down the road. There [...]

Coronavirus-Related Paid Leave for Workers and Tax Credits for Small and Mid-Size Businesses

This article was published by the IRS. The U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the U.S. Department of Labor (Labor) have announced that small and mid-size employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave to [...]

3 personal finance changes due to COVID-19

Our entire financial landscape has changed over the last couple of weeks as the Coronavirus has brought our economy to a screeching halt. But with all these changes, there are some temporary measures that have been implemented to help you and your family stay afloat. Here are three: Deferred payments. Many utility companies have announced that [...]