WIth tighter COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions taking effect, state and national unemployment rates are beginning to rise.
(The Center Square) - Colorado had 9,171 new unemployment claims filed last week, marking the most claims received by the agency in one week since July.
The purchasing power of a dollar in Colorado is lower than poorer states where the cost of essential goods and services are lower.
Utilities and policymakers recognized that services like water and electricity are essential to people's health, safety and comfort. Since mid-March they have taken steps to keep those services coming.
The Colorado Department of Local Affairs' Division of Housing (DOH) announced it received $2.6 million in federal CARES Act funds and spent another $8 million on redevelopment projects in October.
Over six months have passed since the economic lockdown, and in that time, the ramifications have reached almost everyone in the country. We are all facing hard decisions about what to do with our money. Consider some of these financial dos and don'ts during COVID--and after the pandemic, as well.
At less than $3,000 per month, Pueblo County's cost of living is the lowest in the state.
Unemployment claims fell slightly in the United States, bring the nation's unemployment rate to 7.5 percent.
The COVID-19 pandemic only increases the likelihood that when people shop this holiday season, they will choose online shopping over brick-and-mortar stores. However, this also means there is likely to be a boom in online scams.
Unemployment claims for the most recent week continued to show a decline, however California has paused reporting numbers.