Category Archives: COVID-19

Iowa Workforce Development updates leave policy for employees impacted by COVID-19 layoffs

Iowa Workforce Development has implemented updates to its leave policy for filing unemployment insurance benefits following the enactment of the CARES Act. Effective immediately, employees who are or will be laid off, or are unable to work for reasons related to COVID-19, will no longer be required to use all paid leave prior to being eligible for unemployment insurance benefits. 

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How To Request Emergency Student Loan Forbearance

If you have any federally held student loans they are now offering emergency forbearance with 0% interest and no capitalization for at least the next 60 days to anyone who requests it. (You get the 0% interest regardless if you take the forbearance). Simply contact your loan servicer and tell them you “are calling to request emergency student loan forbearance”.

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