In the second week of March, we surveyed some of our Brigit members to check how they have been impacted by the Coronavirus Situation. In this blog, we will help you find solutions to some pressing financial concerns by giving you access to resources that you might need during these tough times.

Overall how has your financial situation been impacted by coronavirus? Which is closest to your situation?

*Responses from Brigit users from the COVID-19 Wellness Survey

In the third week of March, 65% of Brigit users had experienced reduced hours, wages, and unemployment.

Do you know how to file for Unemployment insurance?

*Responses from Brigit users from the COVID-19 Wellness Survey

Of all the surveyed individuals, at least 20% of Brigit users said they need assistance to file for unemployment. Let us take a look at everything you need to know about managing your finances even after you are unemployed.

Filing for unemployment

If you have lost your job or have experienced reduced hours you can reference our blog on How to File an Unemployment Claim. This blog includes details about state-specific information and benefits.

Stimulus Checks

Over 80 million Americans received their COVID-19 Economic Impact checks in April. If you’re not one of the lucky people, let’s go into a few reasons why you may not have received your payment and how you can solve the issue. Read the blogs below to find everything about the stimulus checks.

I Didn’t Get My $1200 Check

How To Get Your $1200 Stimulus Check Faster

Can Tax Non-Filers Register For Economic Impact Payments

Take advantage of Brigit’s Side gigs Partnerships

We have partnered with several side gig companies to ease your financial troubles by giving you access to high demand gigs and work from home gigs. Check out this blog for more information about the jobs and the application process.

Brigit’s Automatic extensions on advances

Brigit users who have filed for unemployment are being offered automatic extensions on their advances. Need more details about how you can extend your Brigit advance due date? Check our resource page for more details.

Do you have health insurance right now?

*Responses from Brigit users from the COVID-19 Wellness Survey

At least 16% of the surveyed Brigit members don’t have health insurance right now. Although Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to make the virus testing access free for all Americans, with or without insurance, the cost and coverage of treatment for COVID-19 is a different story.

Read our blog to learn more about Health Insurance Options After Losing Your Job Due To Coronavirus

Watch the video below to learn how you can save money during this time of need.