AARP National held this Access Live event to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic. This event featured Mark Rupp, M.D., Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Dave Uejio, Acting Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Lee Baker, Owner and President, Apex Financial Solutions, and Megan O’Reilly, Vice President, Federal Health and Family, Government Affairs, AARP. Dr. Rupp talked about the new CDC mask guidelines and where masks should be worn, the effectiveness and safety of the vaccine, the third stimulus payment that has been sent out, and what people should be aware of with this installment. They discussed some of the habits and spending trends during the pandemic and the changes they feel will stay. Participants asked questions regarding managing finances, the Rent Release Package, being fully vaccinated while being immune-compromised.