April 10, 2020

Helpin Resource Roundup

With the coronavirus continuing to disrupt life for many of us, it’s more important than ever before to share resources and help each other out. Moving forward we’ll be highlighting a few of the resources shared on the Helpin Facebook group each week.

On the Helpin Facebook group, the EarnIn community has joined together to create a catalog of useful information. It lists resources related to finances, job loss, access to nutrition, shelter, renter or homeowner services, elder care, and child services, among other categories.

For more resources, or to share something you’ve learned, join the Helpin group here.

Financial Assistance

Region Served: Forbes has created a list of banks providing relief to customers struggling with COVID related hardship.
Services offered: Health insurance assistance
Region Served: National
Web link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/advisor/2020/04/03/list-of-banks-offering-relief-to-customers-affected-by-coronavirus-covid-19/#86f81844efa7

Organization: U.S. Small Business Administration is providing guidance and loan resources to help small businesses.
Region Served: National
Web link: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources#section-header-2

Organization: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau offers tips for protecting your credit during this time.
Region served: National
Web link: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/about-us/blog/protecting-your-credit-during-coronavirus-pandemic/

Higher Education

Organization: Navient National provides updates on your student loans at this time.
Region served: National
Web link: https://navient.com/covid-19

Organization: Sallie Mae addresses concerns around the impact of COVID-19 and offers options for those affected.
Region served: National
Web link: https://www.salliemae.com/landing/coronavirus/

Organization: Outschool is recruiting teachers to start offering online classes
Region served: National
Web link: https://blog.outschool.com/outschool-needs-5-000-teachers-to-start-offering-live-online-classes-outschool-needs-5-000-teachers-to-start-offering-live-online-classes-in-the-next-2-weeks/


Organization: The New York Times offers a hub of resources for many things.
Region served: National
Web link: https://www.nytimes.com/article/coronavirus-money-unemployment.html?&te=1&nl=morning-briefing&emc=edit_NN_p_20200319&section=topNews&campaign_id=9&instance_id=16894&segment_id=22376&user_id=53026b6fd09716d65692d7c5b5e57d38&regi_id=114084038;section=topNews

Disclaimer: Please note, the material collected in this post is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be relied upon as or construed as advice regarding any specific circumstances. Nor is it an endorsement of any organization or Services.

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