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3 Rules to Live By If You're Unemployed

James thought it would be a breeze to lock down a job in no time. He had excellent experience, great references, and a solid network. He wasn’t stressing over finding a new job. But a month went by, and his severance was no longer coming in. But he learned three simple lessons and then changed the course.

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Picking up some freelance or part-time work

Picking up some freelance or part-time work

While he was busy looking for full-time work, James realized he could put his skills to work as a freelancer, so he picked up some writing assignments every now and then. It wasn’t a full-time job, but it did keep him sharp and allowed him to still do his daily job searches. He still has those clients, and that extra money is quite handy.

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A few dollars now and then can add up to a lot of spending

A few dollars now and then can add up to a lot of spending

We blur what we need and what we want – it’s human nature. James began making the honest distinction between the two. He started rethinking his visits to the coffee shop, buying the cheaper name brand over the store brand, dropping monthly prescriptions, and the list goes on. It may be no fun to get rid of these conveniences, but there is no question that it is necessary.

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Saving for those unexpected and/or emergency events

Saving for those unexpected and/or emergency events

Money isn’t going to show up in your bank account unless you put it there. James have began to take a percentage of his paycheck and putting it in his savings account where it can build and grow. And, should he have an emergency or unexpected event in his life, he will have these emergency funds.

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