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Coronavirus Relief Resources from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Relief for renters
A new law provides relief for renters and extends the CDC’s Order to protect many people who can’t pay their rent from eviction through January 31, 2021.

Updates to unemployment benefits
Congress passed legislation providing an additional $300 per week to all workers receiving unemployment benefits. The supplement begins after December 26, 2020 and ends on March 14, 2021.

Mortgage relief deadlines extended
Some homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage now have a little extra time to seek help.

Student loan relief
Interest and monthly payments on federally-held loans are suspended through January 31, 2021.

For information on the second round of Economic Impact Payments visit IRS.gov.

What to do if you can’t pay your mortgage

If you are struggling to pay your mortgage help may still be available.

Five tips for when you can’t pay your bills
Having trouble paying your bills? We have tools that can help you evaluate your finances and make decisions about your budget.

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Source: Financial Planning for Women