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When is extra $600 unemployment benefits coming and what should I consider now?

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When is extra $600 unemployment benefits coming and what should I consider now?

4/8/2020 1:53 PM EDT

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By Johnnie Lloyd

According to CNN article dated April 8th - funds should start flowing as early as next week for some. In the meantime - call your mortgage company, landlord or rental agencies, utility companies, etc. Just do not sit back and wait and hope. During a crisis it is imperative to decrease your stress - communication will put memo's and find out options. Be careful to just spend your "extra" resources - build your emergency fund with tax refund(s) and stimulus. Be careful - stimulate your economy be wise.

The U.S. Department of Labor's unemployment insurance programs provide unemployment benefits to eligible workers who become unemployed through no fault of their own and meet certain other eligibility requirements. Unemployment insurance is a joint state-federal program that provides cash benefits to eligible workers. Reach out online and see your options and information for applying for unemployment. Stay informed and proactive.

1. 4/8/2020 1:54 PM EDT

Stay informed and proactive. article can be found at https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/07/politics/unemployment-benefits-cares-act-covid-pandemic/index.html

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