Even people who built rainy day funds over years are watching their savings run down to zero, with no relief from the government in sight.
“There are a lot of people trapped in their own prison, with no way out, for an indefinite amount of time. How many lives will the pandemic claim?”
Childcare programs are closing nationwide, many parents can’t afford care, and those who work in the industry hardly earn enough to make the job worth doing.
Years of careful financial planning might not mean much right now. BuzzFeed News wants to hear from you.
Parents who continue in-person work through the pandemic have a bleak choice: risk exposing your family to the coronavirus, or face financial devastation.
“A lot of people are getting hurt by this senseless act.”
Decades of stagnation and complacency at California’s labor department has left it poorly equipped to handle the state's unemployment crisis.
Thanks to COVID, that fleeting dread most working parents experience now and then about being an utter failure is the new status quo.
PPP loans were supposed to be a lifeline for small businesses during lockdown. But as the pandemic drags on, small business owners say they're not getting support.
Many states haven’t fully reopened yet, but housing courts have. Here’s what to do if your landlord is trying to evict you.
Anthropologie Is “Whitewashed” From Top To Bottom, From How It Treats Its Black Staff To How It Profiles Shoppers
Former Anthropologie employees allege racial profiling at their stores, being followed around when they shopped at other locations, and earning less than their white colleagues.
Forty-two million people have filed for unemployment. But last week applications for mortgages on new homes were up 17.5% compared to a year ago.
More than 11,000 people have been arrested since the George Floyd protests began; just one US banker was sentenced to prison for the 2008 financial crisis.
“The take-home pay is completely ludicrous for what we do.”
Even If You're Trying To Avoid Grubhub By Calling Your Favorite Restaurant Directly, Grubhub Could Still Be Charging It A Fee
“If a customer calls to place a coffee order, we’re paying a $6.42 fee — for a coffee.”
A third of Americans expect their households' finances to be worse a year from now.
The overall jobless rate was 14.7% in April.
Restaurants expect to lose $240 billion by the end of the year, but for Grubhub, “COVID-19 is a net tailwind” for now.
In the first months of the coronavirus pandemic, more than a million health care workers have lost their jobs. Hospitals expect to lose $202.6 billion by June.
It can’t help that no one has gotten into real pants for months.