On any given day, you can find a ghost light shining brightly on stage at the Historic Masonic Theatre in Clifton Forge. The light is there to shine when the theatre is unoccupied and would otherwise be completely dark. For the months since COVID-19 shut down public gatherings, the light has continued to shine.[Read more…] about The Historic Masonic Theatre Keeps the Ghost Light on With the Help of a Paycheck Protection Loan
“Highlands Community Bank is great for a small town like Covington and they’re the only ones that are putting money back into the community,” says Roe. “Banking with them is a win-win.”[Read more…] about The Rail Bar & Grill Finds Stability During COVID-19 with Paycheck Protection Program
Before you bring up the Christmas decorations and head out to the stores to knock out your list, take the time to look at your finances to make sure you’re shopping responsibly this holiday season.[Read more…] about Prepare Your Wallet for Holiday Spending
It’s no surprise that paying for college is one of the biggest stressors for young adults. Many students depend on savings from their parents, student loans, and work-study programs to cover their costs. With the impending economic downturn and the elimination of work-study programs on campuses that have gone remote, the challenge can feel impossible to tackle right now.[Read more…] about Funding Your College Education
Summer is over and the kids are back to school. Any other year back to school would be business as usual. With COVID-19, for most local kids back to school really means buckling down at their kitchen table to attend school virtually. Is your house prepared for you to work from home and have your kids schooling from home? We have a few tips to get set up while on a budget.[Read more…] about At Home Essentials on a Budget
We’ve been working hard out in the community doing what we can to provide businesses and individuals some relief in this trying time. We’ve already seen the impact that COVID-19 has had on our communities but we are optimistic about our resiliency. It’s our responsibility to make sure you’re equipped with the information you need to make it through this period of uncertainty.
Learn more about the Economic Impact Payments and how you can put them to good use.[Read more…] about What to Do With Your Stimulus Check