How to financially survive a layoff

When and if unemployment becomes a reality, there are likely adjustments you can make and resources you can tap to weather this temporary challenge.

Budget, Budget, Budget

You can tweak your budget when you’re unemployed to, say, cut back on some long-term savings to get you through this current time when money is tight.

If you lose your job, you may be able to qualify for unemployment benefits. This can get some funds flowing your way to help tide you over until you land a new job.

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Filing Unemployment Benefits

Asking About Severance Packages

Severance pay can be provided for employees after they are no longer employed at a company.

If you become unemployed, it’s wise to stop using credit cards to make purchases.

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Using Credit Cards for Emergencies


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