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Money Talks: Prepare for Emergencies

Money Talks wants to help you today to Prepare Before the Storm. That “storm” might be weather, economic, or family issues. We’ve got some websites and some suggestions.

New Perspectives blog posts:

Financial Resilience And Mutual Aid Saturday, February 20, 2021

On Preparedness Friday, February 19, 2021

In the News:

  • PPP loans expanded
  • Job losses going down
  • Suez Canal ship stuck
  • Non-fungible tokens

Emergencies savings for loss of income, vehicle replacement, medical care

Resilient Budgets

Where to keep funds

Emergency Financial First Aid Kit

Be Prepared For A Financial Emergency


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Money Talks: MS Home Corp

If you are a renter or a landlord, you'll particularly want to listen today’s Money Talks. Our guest is the Executive Director for Mississippi Home Corporation. Scott Spivey talks about the agency and the grants available to Mississippians who can’t pay rent during this pandemic. He discusses programs for first time home buyers and rehabilitation assistance. Our expert hosts are also available to answer personal finance questions. – the rental assistance program. It’s for those impacted by COVID-19 - renters and you need assistance or wish to speak to a representative, call 601-533-8401 (local) or 1-888-725-0063 (toll-free)**Harrison County received its own funds for rental assistance. If you are a resident of Harrison county and wish to apply, you must call the Open Doors Homeless Coalition at 228-604-8011.Trailers too!The Emergency Solutions Grant COVID-19 (ESG-COVID) program created by the CARES Act funds is designed to prevent and respond to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).Individuals and families who have been laid off or have current income under 50% of area median income (AMI) and individuals who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance are eligible to receive funds. time homebuyers assistanceYouth Drawing CompetitionPartnerships with developersIn the news:COVIF-19 funeral assistance from FEMA subsidy during pandemic assistancePPP loans through your bank