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Financial Advice: Dealing With Personal Finance Challenges from Coronavirus Fallout


  This is the first segment (1-2 pm) of a special two-hour Maine Calling, as part of our coverage of the pressing issues brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this time of crisis, what can people do in the face of loss of income, a plunging stock market, uncertainly in long-term planning, mortgages and other debt?

Guest: Michelle Singletary writes the nationally syndicated personal finance column "The Color of Money," which appears in The Washington Post on Wednesdays and Sunays. Her award-winning column is syndicated by The Washington Post Writers Group and is carried in dozens of newspapers nationwide. She has written three personal finance books, including her latest, The 21-Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace and Freedom.