COVID-19 and your money: What to do next


In times of uncertainty, we’ve got your back.

Thanks to your employer, you have access to resources from Francis Investment Counsel’s MoneyAdvice@Work® Team. We’re financial professionals who educate, advise, and coach. We don’t sell financial products, so you never have to worry about a sales pitch. Feel free to explore the following resources, and return often for updates.

A fraudulent unemployment claim poses little financial risk, but it does mean your personal information has been compromised.  MoneyAdvice@Work® Advisor Kelli Send covers what steps you can take to combat unemployment fraud.

Gain market insights from our investment research team. This group regularly interacts with investment managers and diligently monitors broader economic trends. Tune in for their market update messages.

Witnessing the dramatic market downturn may make your stomach turn, but pause before you make the mistake of selling out of your investments. Consider, instead, some smarter money moves detailed in the latest video from MoneyAdvice@Work®.

Furloughs. Layoffs. Unemployment. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to steer many organizations toward dramatic workforce changes. Join Money Advisors Alex Moen and Jay Voigt as they address pressing questions regarding unemployment, including who qualifies, state-by-state variations, and how to file.

Recorded Thursday, April 30, 2020.

Ongoing Updates

Follow along for important tips and insights from the MoneyAdvice@Work® Team and other experts from Francis Investment Counsel regarding coronavirus and its impact on financial markets.

As massive stimulus measures and disinflationary pressures collide, Director of Research, Ed McIlveen, outlines what needs to happen for inflation to kick-in....

Money Advisor Matthew Vandre explains why a budget is worth the time and effort....

From re-starting post-shutdown to promising news about COVID-19 vaccines, here are four reasons why investors can be cautiously optimistic....

Director of Research Edward McIlveen provides a summarized economic outlook, including a brief discussion of Francis Investment Counsel’s asset class ratings....