Relief for small businesses is already too little, too late

04.07.2020 - By Make Me Smart with Kai and Molly

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has asked Congress for another $250 billion for small businesses suffering the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. But a lot of small businesses haven’t been able to access the existing relief package. Unemployment insurance is its own trial by fire. Today, we’ll talk with Marketplace personal finance reporter Sam Fields about the lengths people and businesses need to go to get that financial aid, and whether it’s actually helping.

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