What do Real People think about The Rona Impact? - Paycheck

What do Real People think about The Rona Impact?

What do Real People think about The Rona Impact?

After battling the Covid-19 for weeks, American life is changing. More than 10 million Americans have applied for unemployment benefits, mask wearing is becoming a new fashion trend, and the economy is looking a bit scary. To top it off, all the politicians and celebrities have a lot to say about it. But let’s see what real people think. 

First and foremost, we and our readers want to say… Thank you Ford! 

Ford is currently working with 3M to manufacture Powered Air-Purifying Respirators, with GE healthcare to expand production of a simplified version of GE Healthcare’s existing ventilator design, and with the UAW to assemble more than 1,000,000 plastic face masks. 

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Beyond that warm and fuzzy intro, there are those who think we should stop being selfish and ignorant in our efforts at self preservation…

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Prime example,  that guy who hoarded 17,700 bottles of hand sanitizer to sell online at top dollar !? We agree with John, these are some greedy people. 

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Some other thoughts on how we might think about price gouging? Embrace it to keep some items on the shelves! 

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OR, we’ve seen a ‘limit 2 per customer’ restriction work in some of our communities. 

But puhleese… just, please don’t let this be another corporate-bailout-palooza. Paycheck followers want help to go to those who need it most, not those who have the loudest voice or the best lobbyists. The scars from the 2008 financial crisis and corporate bailouts are still fresh for some… and for good reason!

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Small businesses and individuals are at the most risk right now, we want to see direct help from the government to the people. Luckily, help is on the way with the $2 trillion relief bill. 

Keep the insights coming! 

-Your Paycheckology Team

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