After giving up spring break and summer barbecues, cooped-up Americans are looking forward to the day when things go back to normal. But COVID-19 isn’t like a natural disaster that strikes once, then fades away.
Several states have paused or walked back their plans to reopen, as new hot spots emerge and the number of active cases remains high.
Now health experts are warning that a second round of lockdowns may be necessary as the fall flu season begins, classes resume and cool weather drives people into cramped indoor spaces.
still feeling drained after round one.” data-reactid=”35″Even a series of smaller, more localized lockdowns could spell trouble for Americans’ livelihoods, especially for those workers still feeling drained after round one.
But you still have time to prepare. Here are nine things you can do to protect your finances ahead of a second wave.
1. Keep saving
As the first