If you're struggling with bills and expenses as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, you are not alone. Half of all Americans say they have taken a financial hit over the past two months.
While the stimulus checks are providing a small boost for most people, many who are out of work are looking for additional help. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law on March 27 provides much-needed emergency relief for the roughly 30 million Americans who are newly unemployed or furloughed.
If you're having trouble figuring out whether you're eligible for unemployment benefits, mortgage relief, student loan deferments, or other financial assistance during this time, this guide can help. Select all that apply to you from the list below and see what resources may be available to you.