Thursday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Find free, solid money advice in uncertain times. Also in the news: 9 budget-friendly ideas for a staycation, how unpaid debt is handled when a person dies, and what to do if you get a letter about unemployment benefits you never requested.

Find Free, Solid Money Advice in Uncertain Times
Many organizations are offering free virtual consultations to help stressed consumers navigate financial decisions.

9 Budget-Friendly Ideas for a Memorable Staycation
Travel plans are changing.

Here’s how unpaid debt is handled when a person dies
Who’s responsible?

What to Do if You Get a Letter About Unemployment Benefits You Never Requested
Don’t throw it out.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: 0% intro APR credit cards can help in a crisis, but mind the details. Also in the news: A look at metro home affordability for first time buyers, how to find the right credit card for your side hustles, and how to stretch your money while you’re unemployed.

0% Intro APR Credit Cards Help in a Crisis, but Mind the Details
That 0% can be more complicated than you’d think.

First-Time Home Buyer Metro Affordability Report – Q1 2020
What the market was like before the pandemic.

Side Hustle Much? You Might Have the Wrong Credit Card
Finding the right card for the gig economy.

Ways to Stretch Your Unemployment Benefits
Making your benefits last.

Wednesday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: What to do when your Coronavirus stockpile runs low. Also in the news: How expanded Coronavirus unemployment benefits work, buy a car at a safe distance with a No-Touch deal, and how to lift or cancel a credit freeze.

What to Do When Your Coronavirus Stockpile Runs Low
Shopping strategically.

How Expanded Coronavirus Unemployment Benefits Work
Understanding the CARES Act.

Buy a Car at a Safe Distance With a ‘No-Touch’ Deal
Car buying moves online.

How to Lift or Cancel a Credit Freeze
Thawing your credit.