News You Can Use: Navigating the Crisis Together – 04.10.20

News You Can Use
April 10, 2020

We anticipate that the Treasury Department will release much-awaited guidance with more detail about how independent contractors and sole proprietors can access the SBA PPP (forgivable) loan program. We will be reviewing the guidance and have a detailed analysis in the coming days. We will also discuss it and how the bill impacts financial advisors specifically, in a webinar on Monday, April 13, at 11:00 a.m. EDT. Register here.

In addition, register for AALU/GAMA’s new webinar series, “You Ask … We Answer,” where you can ask our experts any questions you have about the stimulus bill or discuss challenges you may be facing due to the crisis. The first will be on Thursday, April 16. We are limiting the number of registrants, so secure your spot today!

New Materials This Week

  • The Paycheck Protection Program | Watch here

    Watch and share this short video, explaining the Paycheck Protection Program. This is a great tool to share with clients who want to know more about this program and how it can work for them.

  • COVID Help for Individuals – What You, Your Friends, and Your Family Need to Know | Read here

    This document will help individuals understand their financial relief options during this time including important deadlines, rebates, and additional flexibility in payments and savings.

  • 5 Things Clients Should Be Focusing on With Their Advisors | From TriBridge Partners’ Kim Natovitz, CLU, CLTC | Read here

    A follow-up to last week’s webinar, “Underwriting in a Social Distant World,” Kim covers five basic areas that you should be discussing with your clients right now.

New Insights

  • How COVID-19 is Impacting the 2020 Elections | From AALU/GAMA’s Emily Tavino | Read here

Recent Videos

  • Answering Your Questions on the Stimulus Bill (4/6) – Join Federal Policy Group’s Ken Kies and AALU/GAMA’s Armstrong Robinson and Josh Caron as they answer your most pressing questions on the stimulus bill. Watch the recording here.
  • Relief for Individuals and Families (4/7) – Lippencott Financial Group’s Donald Lippencott, Cope Corrales’ Joseph M. Cope, and AALU/GAMA’s Armstrong Robinson and Suzy Jacobs discuss the various relief options in the stimulus bills for individuals and families and how to put them into practice for your clients. Watch the recording here.
  • Series: Helping You Navigate the CARES Act – Listen to AALU/GAMA experts as they discuss the CARES Act as it pertains to your specific community or area of expertise.

Please continue to visit the AALU/GAMA COVID-19 Action Center for the latest updates on what’s happening in Washington and how it impacts you. Send us your feedback, ideas, and stories about your business or how you’re helping your clients during this time.