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Chase customers affected by the coronavirus can now request to delay credit card payments online

CHASE CUSTOMERS AFFECTED BY THE CORONAVIRUS CAN NOW REQUEST TO DELAY CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ONLINE

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Chase is offering assistance to credit card customers who have been financially impacted by the coronavirus. You...

Even though I lost 50% of my gigs in March, I'm still convinced that freelancing is more stable than a typical full-time job

EVEN THOUGH I LOST 50% OF MY GIGS IN MARCH, I'M STILL CONVINCED THAT FREELANCING IS MORE STABLE THAN A TYPICAL FULL-TIME JOB

MoMo Productions/Getty Images I've been freelancing for five years, and have focused on building a diverse clientele so that I'll always...

 
 
 
Citi is letting customers request waived late fees and waived minimum credit card payments online

CITI IS LETTING CUSTOMERS REQUEST WAIVED LATE FEES AND WAIVED MINIMUM CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ONLINE

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Credit card issuers are acknowledging the financial toll of the coronavirus by offering a variety of fee...

Our income hasn't been affected by the pandemic, so we're using our extra cash to support friends and build wealth in 4 ways

OUR INCOME HASN'T BEEN AFFECTED BY THE PANDEMIC, SO WE'RE USING OUR EXTRA CASH TO SUPPORT FRIENDS AND BUILD WEALTH IN 4 WAYS

Skynesher/Getty Images My family's income hasn't changed so far in response to the coronavirus, so we've decided to use our money in...

 
 
 
22 private student loan lenders that may help you with payments during the COVID-19 outbreak

22 PRIVATE STUDENT LOAN LENDERS THAT MAY HELP YOU WITH PAYMENTS DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Justin Lewis/Getty Images If you've been financially impacted by COVID-19, your private student loan lender may help by offering forbearance,...

I was out of work for months when the government shut down in 2018, and I learned 5 lessons I'm applying today

I WAS OUT OF WORK FOR MONTHS WHEN THE GOVERNMENT SHUT DOWN IN 2018, AND I LEARNED 5 LESSONS I'M APPLYING TODAY

Tony Anderson/Getty Images In late 2018, I was furloughed from my staff job when the federal government shut down. The shutdown became...

 
 
 
10 insurance companies that may help you with payments during the COVID-19 outbreak

10 INSURANCE COMPANIES THAT MAY HELP YOU WITH PAYMENTS DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK

Willie B. Thomas/Getty Images If you've been financially impacted by COVID-19, your insurance company may help. Some companies are...

A financial adviser told me to save money to invest during a financial crisis, and I'm finally ready to use that cash

A FINANCIAL ADVISER TOLD ME TO SAVE MONEY TO INVEST DURING A FINANCIAL CRISIS, AND I'M FINALLY READY TO USE THAT CASH

Ivan Pantic/Getty Images When I asked a financial adviser how to prepare for a financial crisis, he told me to start an opportunity...

 
 
 
I had no idea how to build an emergency fund until a friend gave me a 3-month savings challenge that changed my life

I HAD NO IDEA HOW TO BUILD AN EMERGENCY FUND UNTIL A FRIEND GAVE ME A 3-MONTH SAVINGS CHALLENGE THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

Suri Sun/Getty Images I was never great at saving, so when I found out I was getting a $5,000 tax refund one year, I made a $15,000...

3 months on COBRA health insurance cost my family over $8,000, but it was our lifeline when my wife needed care

3 MONTHS ON COBRA HEALTH INSURANCE COST MY FAMILY OVER $8,000, BUT IT WAS OUR LIFELINE WHEN MY WIFE NEEDED CARE

SDI Productions/Getty Images I'm a freelance writer and my wife's a nurse, which means we rely completely on her employer-provided...

 
 
 
A coronavirus spreads, life insurance agencies see a surge in applications that shows no sign of slowing

A CORONAVIRUS SPREADS, LIFE INSURANCE AGENCIES SEE A SURGE IN APPLICATIONS THAT SHOWS NO SIGN OF SLOWING

MoMo Productions/Getty Images Online life insurance agencies saw surges of new term life insurance policy applications in early March...

I'm a financial planner, and there are 4 estate-planning mistakes I see people make over and over

I'M A FINANCIAL PLANNER, AND THERE ARE 4 ESTATE-PLANNING MISTAKES I SEE PEOPLE MAKE OVER AND OVER

Courtesy Elaine King I've worked with more than 1,200 families as a Certified Financial Planner, and I see people make the same estate-planning...

 
 
 
The government stimulus checks soon coming to millions of Americans will be tax-free

THE GOVERNMENT STIMULUS CHECKS SOON COMING TO MILLIONS OF AMERICANS WILL BE TAX-FREE

Anchiy/E+/Getty The House is expected to pass a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package on Friday. If the president signs the bill into...

5 ways to use your money to build wealth and help others while the coronavirus disrupts normal life

5 WAYS TO USE YOUR MONEY TO BUILD WEALTH AND HELP OTHERS WHILE THE CORONAVIRUS DISRUPTS NORMAL LIFE

Katleho Seisa/Getty Images Many experts have advised that leaving your investments alone and holding onto cash is the best course of...

 
 
 
How to get health insurance if you lose your job

HOW TO GET HEALTH INSURANCE IF YOU LOSE YOUR JOB

Johner Images/Getty Millions of American workers have been laid off as the country continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic. Many...

Americans will be able to take money out of their retirement accounts penalty-free during the coronavirus pandemic

AMERICANS WILL BE ABLE TO TAKE MONEY OUT OF THEIR RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS PENALTY-FREE DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Maskot/Getty The Senate and White House came to a bipartisan agreement on a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill on Wednesday. In addition...

 
 
 
4 smart ways to use a stimulus check to set yourself up to build wealth

4 SMART WAYS TO USE A STIMULUS CHECK TO SET YOURSELF UP TO BUILD WEALTH

Jeff Fusco/Stringer Congress and the White House have passed the third portion of a stimulus bill meant to offset economic effects...

In a bid to secure customers, some banks are offering cash bonuses when you open high-yield savings. Here's how to tell if you should take advantage

IN A BID TO SECURE CUSTOMERS, SOME BANKS ARE OFFERING CASH BONUSES WHEN YOU OPEN HIGH-YIELD SAVINGS. HERE'S HOW TO TELL IF YOU SHOULD TAKE ADVANTAGE

Carlina Teteris/Getty Images High-yield savings account rates are decreasing amid coronavirus concerns, so some banks are offering...

 
 
 
5 ways to learn how to save more, invest smarter, and be better with money while you're stuck at home

5 WAYS TO LEARN HOW TO SAVE MORE, INVEST SMARTER, AND BE BETTER WITH MONEY WHILE YOU'RE STUCK AT HOME

Westend61/Getty Images As the world fights to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, we're spending more time at home. As we try...

Refinancing your student loans with SoFi could save you money - and even help you get a better mortgage rate

REFINANCING YOUR STUDENT LOANS WITH SOFI COULD SAVE YOU MONEY - AND EVEN HELP YOU GET A BETTER MORTGAGE RATE

Drew Angerer/Getty Images SoFi was one of the first online lenders to focus heavily on student loan refinancing . It has some of the...