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The 1st Of The Month Is Coming Amid A Pandemic. What If You Can't Pay Rent?

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Trading ends for the day on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 20. It was the last day before the exchange switched to all-electronic trading in an effort to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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What Happened Today: Latest Briefing, Accessing Relief Package Benefits

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How Retail Workers Are Faring And How To Support Small Business During The Epidemic

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About 90% of households — approximately 165 million — will benefit from direct payments, according to the Tax Policy Center. Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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What To Do If You Lose Your Job Due To The Coronavirus Outbreak

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A "closed" sign is posted at the entrance of a New York State Department of Labor office in Brooklyn. With millions of people filing for unemployment benefits, state employment agencies have been overwhelmed around the country. Andrew Kelly/Reuters hide caption

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A woman wearing gloves pays for her purchase at a supermarket in Los Angeles. Bank regulators are urging consumers not to hoard cash, after reports of large withdrawals by some customers worried about the coronavirus. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Don't Dash For Cash: Authorities Say There's No Need To Empty The ATM

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What Happened Today: Listener Questions About The Economic Relief Bill, More

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The attorneys general said some sellers on Craigslist and Facebook are jacking up prices on hand sanitizer by as much as 10 times the normal cost. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Sheetz gas and convenience store chain is boosting its workers' pay by $3 per hour, in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Its stores are among the businesses deemed essential during government-ordered shutdowns. Michael S.Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos also announced the Department of Education would refund about $1.8 billion to the more than 830,000 borrowers who were in the process of having money withheld. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Economists say helping the health care sector, including through emergency financing to states and cities, is one of the steps urgently needed to weather the coronavirus crisis. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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