Hello 2021, 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 getting paid in cryptocurrency, sports memorabilia at Costco, details from the new relief bill like who is getting stimulus checks and when they should be arriving, extended unemployment benefits, student loan provisions, why we’re not fans of debit cards, and then what to expect in 2021: the stock market, spending habits, housing market, and home equity trends.
Additional links from this episode:
- If you want to check the status of your stimulus check, head over to IRS.gov
- The Department of Labor announced that there will not be a lapse in the additional federal unemployment benefits.
- The table with all the different benefit programs and details.
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Best friends out!