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April 17, 2020 | The Friday Five

April 17, 2020



The Friday Five for April 17, 2020:

  • Some (More) Good News from John Krasinski
  • Google and Apple Team Up for COVID-19 Tracking App
  • Make Your Teams and Zoom Calls More Fun (Or At Least Less Messy)
  • Stimulus Check Scams – Here’s What to Watch For
  • State Rules for Selling Insurance During Coronavirus Pandemic


Mentioned in this episode:


Don’t Fall for These 7 Coronavirus Scams

How to change your background in Microsoft Teams

How to hide your messy room for a Zoom video conference

How You Can Sell Insurance in Your State During COVID-19

How you’ll get Apple and Google’s contact tracing update for your phone

Q&A: Apple and Google discuss their coronavirus tracing efforts

Ritter and Carrier Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Scammers look to steal your stimulus check

SGN: Baseball is Back: Some Good News with John Krasinski Ep. 3

SGN: Zoom Surprise: Some Good News with John Krasinski Ep. 2


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