Good morning, I hope you have a great day planned.
Speaking of days – what day is it?
Typically, the blog emails on Friday, however, with the crush of applications for the Paycheck Protection Program (aka PPP) and income tax this week’s blog is on Saturday.
How many of you are having the same issue that I am having?
“What Day is Today”
Many among us are now out of work and it is going to have an impact on you, me and our community.
The Labor Department reported Thursday that another 6.6 million people submitted applications for unemployment benefits in the week ended April 4. That is on top of a revised 6.9 million in the prior week, a record, and 3.3 million the week before. States overwhelmed by the volume are still working to process backlogs, suggesting the total could be even bigger.
There’s a reason the flight attendants instruct you to put on your oxygen mask before assisting others! If you truly want to help your family and your friends navigate in this current craziness, you first need to get yourself grounded and together before assisting others.
Virtual communication today can be like trying to bath a cat. Everyone is frustrated and it looks like a duel to the death. Yet, communication is more important now than ever.
The top question of the week is will I get a stimulus check. Using Family Feud as our style of answering the top answer is:
Here are the answers you need to know
How much are the checks?
Individuals earning a gross adjusted income up to $75,000 a year will be eligible to receive a $1,200 check. From there, the checks will be reduced by $5 for every $100 in income north of $75,000. They phase out completely if you earn $99,000 or more.
Married couples earning a gross adjusted income up to $150,000 will receive $2,400. Checks phase out completely at $198,000 for couples. Heads of household will receive $1,200 if they earn up to $112,500, phasing out completely at $136,500. Additionally, heads of households and married couples will receive $500 per child under 17.