After a layoff, it can be more important than ever to be smart about money.
You can find help from these resources.
Money Smart, a training program available through the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, is designed to help families enhance their money skills and create positive banking relationships.
Making Smart Financial Choices after a Job Loss offers tips for managing the financial impact of a layoff, from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the National Association for State Workforce Agencies (NASWA).
Money Matters, from the Federal Trade Commission, offers practical tips and advice for a variety of financial topics, including:
- Avoiding scams
- Managing your money
- Dealing with debt
- Using credit cards
You can also get free and low-cost credit counseling from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.