If you are unemployed for months, how do you survive?
I'm just wondering, since I read that a lot of people were unemployed for months before they find a job.
Asked By: Blue_sky - 10/19/2007
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They mooch off of other tax payers like us who would never "not work" for months. There are jobs everywhere. If there is no job available in your field at the time, go to Walmart and sell DVDs or pump gas. No one who has a IQ above 80 and can walk should ever be without work. If people don't work because theyare "... More
Answered By: umokay - 10/19/2007
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Friend of mine was searching for 11 months after being laid off. He lived on savings and credit.
Answered By: qman - 10/19/2007
Well, you have to pay off your debts, and keep a cash emergency fund of 3 to 6 month's worth of expenses. Then, of one income-earner loses a job, it is not devastating.
Answered By: Rick B - 10/19/2007
Temporary Agency Savings Credit Cards Food Stamps Welfare
Answered By: Kaska - 10/19/2007
Most people have a little savings, and some credit cards. And when you are not working, it's actually easier not to spend money. When it gets down to the wire, though, people have to live on welfare and the kindness and generosity of friends and family.
Answered By: Madame M - 10/19/2007
BECOME A PIMP, YOU'LL LOVE IT.
Answered By: Chad - 10/19/2007
I have been unemployed since May 2005. When I first left, I was on maternity leave, which covered the first 6 weeks. Then I had a severance package that gave me a bit of a savings to live on to supplement my unemployment. By October, I had still not found a job and I was running low on savings and my credit cards had... More
Answered By: Mary T - 10/20/2007
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