Credit Card Companies Cutting Limits and Postponing Mortgage Payments – Episode 195

May 1, 2020

Friday episodes are all about the effects of Covid-19 on your personal finances. There’s a lot of news and information out there, but we are distilling it down to specific takeaways that will allow you to weather this surreal health and financial crisis. In today’s timely episode we cover a lot of good news we’ve come across in the past week. We also address some of the impending changes to credit card limits as well as mortgage forbearance.

Additional resources from this episode:

  • If you have a child and are in need of free meals, check out for a searchable map.
  • For mortgage forbearance, head directly to the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac websites and enter in your info in order to see if you have a mortgage that is federally backed.
  • If you’re looking to secure a new credit card before issuers begin to cut limits, check out our article on the credit cards we recommend based on how you spend. Also, here are the best consulting credit cards if you have a small business or side hustle!
  • For a collection of some of the different funding options available to small businesses, check out the Phoenix.

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4 comments on “Credit Card Companies Cutting Limits and Postponing Mortgage Payments – Episode 195

  1. Hi Guys!
    you referenced a site “the Phoenix” in episode 195. I am trying to find the information online but keep ending up on the SBA in Phoenix,AZ. Do you have a link for them?

  2. Abbie May 4, 2020

    Hello, great episode. What is the website you mentioned for “The Pheonix”?

    • Hey Abbie, thanks for listening to the pod! I’ve just updated the links and you can find it listed above.