NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with Kimberly Palmer, personal finance expert at NerdWallet, about money management during the coronavirus pandemic.
MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:
We’re focusing this hour on answering practical questions about the coronavirus and all the changes to daily life it’s brought about. In a minute, we’ll hear about how to juggle dating and social distancing. But first, we’re going to turn our attention to personal finances.
It’s probably safe to assume that the steps being taken to control the coronavirus outbreak is affecting your finances. On the one hand, you might be saving on your commute. On the other, you might be spending more, stocking up on food and cleaning supplies or books and games and activity sets for the kids. And a lot of people are making less money or seeing income dry up completely because so many workplaces have shut down.
That got us wondering about what we should be doing with our money during this…