Point of View

Can And How Will The Economy Bounce Back?

UNITED STATES─The Coronavirus pandemic has placed the economy at a complete standstill. People continue to compare what is taking place in 2020 to what happened in 2008 when the housing market crashed and I beg to differ. Why? We didn’t’ see a complete shutdown of massive businesses and most of the government people. Yes, the banks and auto industry...

What Will Happen When This Is All Over?

UNITED STATES─I know I’m not the only person wondering what will happen with our country once this pandemic ends. One thing that is certain is that our country will never be the same again people. I don’t think I will ever shake another hand as long as I live. The same echoes for giving complete strangers hugs. We just...

Laid Off…Turn 65 April 30 What Do I Do?

UNITED STATES─Toni: I need your help to enroll in Medicare because I will turn 65 on April 30th. On April 10th, I was laid off due to the current economic conditions. My employer benefits ended the day I was laid off.  I have no idea what to do!! A friend recently gave me a Toni Says® newspaper article with your...

Missing Out On Life Milestones

UNITED STATES─This is indeed a frustrating time for many Americans. The notion of not being able to go out and live life to its fullest it’s a trying task for so many people. With that said, I feel for high school students and college students right now. I have my own reason people, which I will explain later. However,...

How Long Will This Lockdown Last?

UNITED STATES─It has been about 3 weeks America, but I must admit it feels like almost 6 months. This self-quarantine might be the craziest thing I’ve ever witnessed in my lifetime, not to mention the fact that the world as we know it seems like it will never be the same. Businesses have closed up shop, the notion of...

A Passion Reignites During Down Time

UNITED STATES─Who would have ever expected that this self-quarantine would have provided the perfect opportunity for me to focus my limited spare time I have (I work more than one job people), to focus my energy on the one thing that means the world to me: writing. I must be honest I don’t recall the last time I looked...

Money Saving Becomes Easy

UNITED STATES─I might get some flack for this, but I’m being completely honest here, that I have saved so much money since the country has gone on a virtual shutdown. While I would be exaggerating things slightly by saying the country has shut down, because in all actuality it hasn’t, but it feels like 80 percent is out of...

The 24/7 Coronavirus News Cycle

UNITED STATES─This is something that I’ve been wanting to talk about for a few weeks, and because so much has been going on, I’ve simply forgotten about it. However, it’s the thing we’ve been talking about since the start of March, we are now into the second week of April and as soon as the news comes on the...

Americans Getting Free Money

UNITED STATES─Well most people are glad to hear that members of Congress for once in their lifetime actually agreed upon something. Yes, Congress agreed to do something unprecedented in the midst of this economic crisis. A stimulus package was passed to the tune of more than $2 trillion. Yes that is correct, trillion, not billion or million people. That...

Californian City’s Sewer System Jammed by Shredded T-Shirt

UNITED STATES—We have heard a lot recently about the shortage of toilet paper in many grocery stores. People have been a little overzealous with their stockpiling as a result of the COVID-19 lockdowns, and this has led some people to run out. The problem is that toilet paper is an essential item, and everyone needs to have some in...
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