The last few weeks and months have caused a major health crisis throughout the world, leading to a pause in the U.S.
economy as businesses and consumers work to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The rapid spread of the virus has
been compared to prior pandemics and outbreaks not seen in many years. It also has consumers remembering the
economic slowdown of 2008 that was caused by a housing crash. This economic slowdown, however, is very
different from 2008.=