Families across Georgia are concerned about their money and their jobs, and many of you have questions that you need answered. That's why we asked Channel 2 consumer advisor Clark Howard. Q: What type of assistance is available for those of us not laid off but with severely cut hours to supplement income? A: there is going to be assistance available for people who suffered work cutbacks but still working some. The labor department has to publish how it works- and what compensation you’ll be available for, because most states like Georgia don’t permit partial unemployment compensation normally. [SPECIAL SECTION --> Latest on coronavirus in Georgia and around the world ] Q: Will the max benefit increase from the 350 ballpark a week that it’s currently in? A: The state benefit will stay the same but on top of it will sit a new fed benefit that will be an extra $600 a week that will continue up to four full months. Q: Is the state of Georgia handling state claims or is the federal government processing all claims? A: The state of Georgia will handle claims just as before, it will handle both parts of the money you’ll receive. The state though, is very overwhelmed right now. We're getting a lot of questions from you -- our viewers -- about the stimulus package. Here's what you should know -- starting with how much money you could get. It calls for payments of $1,200 for individuals making up to $75,000 a year and $2,400 dollars for married couples making up to $150,000, with an additional $500 per child. Payments will phase out by $5 for every $100 over $75,000 for singles and $150,000 for married couples filing jointly.