Hospitals are not overflowing. The stock market is recovering. There is increasing optimism about the potential for a vaccine.
As a result, we’ve heard a lot about the efforts of states to “reopen” their economies. The reality is a little more complicated than that. One way to think of it is that we are leaving the door ajar. We are observing, people are heading out more and more. The markets are responding. But this was never going to be a light switch event, where we wake up one day and everything is normal.
With that in mind, it’s worth assessing what reopening might look like and how that might impact your finances.