It’s time for a Friday Flight! These episodes are all about the week’s news and the effects of the pandemic on your personal finances. There are a lot of headlines out there, but we are distilling it down to specific takeaways that will allow you to not just weather this health and financial crisis, but to come out on the other side even stronger. In this episode we cover some interesting and helpful stories like: the current state of fast fashion, whether you need cell phone insurance, a cell phone coverage app to help you save, velocity banking as a mortgage payoff strategy, Ryan Lochte living paycheck to paycheck, foreclosure moratorium and mortgage forbearance extensions, a potential ebike tax credit, how minor car repairs could cost you a fortune, and Bitcoin credit cards.

  • Learn more about discount cell phone carriers to help you save. And before you make the purchase, check out OpenSignal to see the strength of different networks near you.
  • For more info on the foreclosure moratorium and mortgage forbearance extensions, head to CFPB.gov
  • Forget velocity banking- listen back to our 7 Money Gears episode for some perspective and if you should consider paying off your mortgage at all.

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