55 Federal, State and Nonprofit Relief Efforts and Funds
To Help You Through the Coronavirus Pandemic. In 2018, over 30 million small businesses accounted for 99.9 percent of the total businesses in the United States. Over 59 million small business employees accounted for 48 percent of the total employees in the United States. And our unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, according to the SBA.
Now, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis estimates 47 million Americans could lose their jobs by the time the coronavirus allows our economy to begin recovering. That’s a 32 percent unemployment rate. Enough said. It’s time to take action. Here’s a list of relief efforts and funds that might be able to help you during this trying time.
Did You Know?
When each state is expected to hit peak use of resources in coronavirus pandemic. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, an independent population health research center at the University of Washington, has released a new study projecting the date of peak hospital resource use nationally and within individual states.
The model takes into account the already implemented social distancing measures in place in some locations but otherwise assumes similar restrictions will be placed in all other locals within seven days of the last model update. It also assumes continued social distancing will run until the end of May.
Things to Cut Out Right Now to Save Money During the Health Crisis. Many people are experiencing job loss and reduced hours as businesses close their doors in compliance with measures to prevent COVID-19 from spreading. With so many people making less money and thousands more on the verge of being laid off, it’s important now more than ever to focus on saving and reduce spending.
25 Adult Board Games to Fill Your Now-Very-Free Evenings. Thanks to the current state of affairs, I’m guessing your evenings are looking a lot less busy than normal. If you’ve already exhausted your TV binge list and finished that one puzzle sitting in your closet, it’s time to turn to board games. More specifically, these 25 actually-fun games that even adults will enjoy.