Regardless of the current or coming health effects of COVID-19 on you or your family, the pandemic has affected and will continue to affect household finances for months and possibly a year or more. Having a plan, prioritizing spending, and using resources efficiently will be key to your financial stability. For me, I created a family budget, decided what was considered necessity and stuck to it. I also took the liberty to reassess those necessities by finding cheaper alternative ways to save money. What are you doing to protect yourself financially during this pandemic?