coronavirus

Coronavirus stimulus checks could be on their way to about 64,000 Philly households if they act now

Millions of Americans received payments in April as part of the $2.2 trillion stimulus package passed by Congress. Most eligible Philadelphians automatically got checks, but some didn’t because the Internal Revenue Service needed more information, city officials said this week. In most cases, those are households that don’t normally file tax returns because they earn little or no income. | From: The Inquirer (Read more.)

Community and Family

Using cash during the coronavirus pandemic is OK. In fact, for many, it’s important.

Many people have stopped using cold, hard — and dirty — cash in favor of debit, credit, or contactless forms of payment. Transferred from one person to the next, money is susceptible to picking up a whole host of germs. And naturally, when the coronavirus hit, this left people questioning if cash was safe. But do we really need to be concerned about getting coronavirus from cash? Probably not. | From: The Inquirer (Read more.)