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Many high school seniors in the "class of COVID" are rethinking their college plans

May 14, 2020
Some are choosing cheaper schools, taking gap years, or staying closer to home. Others are hoping that, if college is online in the fall, tuition might be lower.
With all the economic uncertainty, and lack of clarity over whether college campuses will open in the fall, many high school seniors are still deciding what to do next year.
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How many jobs will come back after the COVID-19 pandemic ends?

Unemployment is higher than it's been since the Great Depression. Economists estimate that more than 40% of layoffs will likely be permanent.
Seventy-eight percent of those who lost jobs in April reported they were temporarily laid off.
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44% of Americans fear they won’t be able to afford food, poll finds

May 7, 2020
Food banks are seeing a surge in demand as COVID-19 pandemic pushes many newly-unemployed toward food insecurity.
Cars line up at a food distribution site for those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in Inglewood, California.
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She loves her job. COVID-19 is threatening to take it away.

Apr 23, 2020
For Autumn Saxton-Ross, work is a big part of her identity. With her job and so much else now on hold, she's trying to figure out who she is "in this new weird world."
Autumn Saxton-Ross with her kids.
Courtesy Autumn Saxton-Ross
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Do I still need to pay my student loans? What the CARES Act offers for COVID-19 relief

Apr 9, 2020
Most federal student loans qualify for a temporary suspension during the coronavirus pandemic, but not all.
The CARES Act temporarily suspends most federal student loan payments, but not all.
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Their restaurant closed because of COVID-19. For an undocumented family, savings is their only safety net.

Apr 6, 2020
For Marco Saavedra, his family, and millions like them, there will be no $1,200 coronavirus stimulus check and no small business disaster loan to help get them through the pandemic.
(Courtesy Marco Saavedra)

I can't afford rent for my small business because of COVID-19. What can I do?

Apr 1, 2020
Check your lease, call your landlord, and get ready to apply to the new federal Paycheck Protection Program.
Many restaurants and businesses are grappling with whether and how to pay rent.
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