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14 04, 2020

Three ideas for starting a new career during COVID-19

2020-04-14T12:44:06-04:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Business, covid 19|Tags: |

Okay, so this may sound completely crazy, but hear us out.  If you have been laid off because of COVID-19 or you’re simply sick of your current job, maybe it’s time to start a business or find a new career.  Okay, we said it.  Now take a deep breath and listen to why this makes sense.  First of all, disruption creates opportunity.  Secondly, you have the time (and hopefully the will) to make a change and set yourself up for financial success in the future.   Third, there are more small business loans and other resources available for free right now.  FirstLantic shares three ideas to help get you started. 1. What do people need right now? They need delivery services, online goods, or maybe virtual [...]

7 04, 2020

Three heroes making a difference during COVID-19

2020-04-07T15:33:54-04:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: covid 19, Home Caregivers|Tags: , |

There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 crisis is wreaking havoc on many people's lives right now, and it can be hard to stay positive.  That’s why FirstLantic thought everyone could use some good news.  As the saying goes, “when the going gets tough, the tough get going," and that's exactly what’s happening as more people are stepping up to help those in need.  In our blog this week, FirstLantic profiles three heroes that are setting examples and proving that bad times really can bring out the good in people. And while we profile three heroes in this blog, there are thousands of others as well.  We acknowledge all of those on the frontlines every day – doctors, nurses, home caregivers, the military, police, first responders, [...]