Coronavirus (COVID-19) and CARES Act Resource Center

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and CARES Act Resource Center

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Check back often for the latest information on the everchanging markets and impacts of the coronavirus.

Check Those Numbers: March Unemployment and Coronavirus Testing (4/3/2020)
After notching much-welcomed gains in the wake of the government's $2 trillion stimulus package, the market's abrupt pivot to bullishness seemed to waver as the first quarter wound to a close and the second quarter got underway. In recent days, the market has seen a lot of back-and-forth, indecisive action as traders digested the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) news, along with early reports showing the severity of the economic fallout that the disease is leaving in its wake. 

A Bull Within a Bear Market? (3/31/2020)
The government's sweeping $2 trillion stimulus package last week came as a welcome relief to the market. The far-reaching legislation includes tax refund checks, expanded unemployment aid, loans for large and small businesses, and funding for the nation's health-care system, among other efforts aimed at staunching the economic bleeding. It comes on the heels of massive pushes by the Federal Reserve to shore of up the nation's financial system. 

Video: Market Volatility and Managed Accounts (3/31/2020)
Jason Clark, Senior Financial Planning Manager, addresses concerns about market volatility for participants enrolled in ICMA-RC's Managed Accounts service.

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Signed into Law (3/30/2020)
The $2 trillion stimulus bill, known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, was signed into law on March 27, 2020, and addresses a range of economic and health-related issues resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.



Find out how the CARES Act may affect your retirement planning.


Learn about strategies and resources ICMA-RC is using to help address market concerns.


Learn about employee resources ICMA-RC makes available for life events, such as a job loss or unexpected early retirement.


Guided Pathways Advisory Services can assist participants who are concerned about investing in uncertain times.

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