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What To Do With Your Money During The Coronavirus Pandemic

An employee sorts cash at a currency exchange at Dulles International Airport in Virginia.
An employee sorts cash at a currency exchange at Dulles International Airport in Virginia.

Beyond maintaining social distance, another major concern caused by coronavirus is how the outbreak will impact finances.

From shops losing business and a list of bitcoin casinos doing the same because people are staying home to hourly workers who’ve gotten their hours cut back or have been laid off, this is a time of great financial stress. 

Right now, many experts are recommending that people build up an emergency fund. Personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary told NPR:

And we understand that saving can be tough when you might’ve lost your source of income. We share what you should—or shouldn’t— be doing with your money during a pandemic. 

  

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