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For many people who've lost jobs or income because of the coronavirus pandemic, tomorrow presents a stressful decision: Do you pay your rent or mortgage?
Why it matters: The new CARES Act that was signed by President Trump on Friday protects homeowners and renters who are suffering from the response to the coronavirus pandemic — but it's not “a one-size-fits-all policy rulebook,” a congressional aide told Axios' Alayna Treene.
The big picture: For those laid off, furloughed, or whose incomes have plummeted because of the response to the coronavirus outbreak, Axios' Jennifer Kingson has put together a guide.
Between the lines: Personal finance experts recommend looking at your entire financial picture and cash flow situation before deciding whether to skip a rent or mortgage payment.
Under the CARES Act, adults will receive payments of up to $1,200 in as little as three weeks, and most children will get $500.
The goats are back in town: A herd of goats has been spotted walking around the deserted streets of the seaside Welsh town of Llandudno during the nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus.
Wanda Sykes and Whoopi Goldberg. Photos: AP
"The midst of a global pandemic might seem like an odd time to launch a radio channel devoted to female comedians, but executives at SiriusXM believe that it’s precisely the right time," AP reports.
The channel, dubbed She’s So Funny, debuts tomorrow at 7 a.m. ET.