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If you're like my family, you may have thought this whole coronavirus thing was going to blow over. But, clearly things became very real over the last few days. So real, in fact, that grocery stores are out of many normal, every day needs and there are closures for schools, events, and basically anything you can think.
With that said, I want to share a few key articles as things continue to develop. I hope this helps you cope and continue making preparations.
I don't know about you, but I never thought there would be anything that warranted me to buy a 25-year supply of food. Sure, this latest pandemic won't last that long. That said, we all still need to know where to get toilet paper and hand sanitizer.
Then, there's your money. I know -- should you be worried about your money at a time like this?
The answer is: yes, you should. In all likelihood, the world is not going to end over this.
So, what are you going to do to protect your nest egg as the stock market remains volatile? Also, if you suffer from a temporary lay off or are out of work because you contract the coronavirus... what does that mean for you?
Well, let's put your mind at ease with a few scenarios here...
The LA Times reminds us to pick up dry goods, canned goods, and medication. Also, don't forget the WiFi and keep up your exercise regimen.
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