job loss

5 Ways to Handle a Forced Early Retirement

When you're forced to exit the workforce early, it can throw a serious wrench in your retirement plans. Here's how to handle it.

10 Signs Your Company Is Going Under

Has half the executive staff suddenly decided to make more time for family? Yeah, your company is doomed.

11 Financial Moves to Make the Moment You Get Fired

Getting fired can feel like your world is falling apart. Make these financial moves right away and you'll start putting it back together again.

How to Go From Two Incomes to One

A lost job, a new baby… You really can make the shift from two-income household to one with some easy budgeting tricks.

Is Your Emergency Fund Costing You Money?

Yes, we're always telling you to work on building your emergency fund. Now we'll tell you when to stop.

12 Reasons You Deserve to Get Fired

Losing a job is never fun and it's rarely easy. That is, it isn't easy unless you're guilty of any of these career derailers.

The First 5 Things You Must Do After Getting Laid Off

Right after getting fired or laid off is no time to sit around and mope. Take care of yourself, and then take care of business.

Everything You Need to Know About Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment remains high, even years after the Great Recession. If the worst happens with your job, here's how to get help.

Job Hunting Tips for the Recently Fired (and Some for the Rest of Us, Too)

Job hunting is hard, but for those who have been fired, it's a real struggle. Here's how to put the past behind and move on with a new gig.

The 5 Things You Need to Survive a Job Loss

Losing a job is terrible, but if you plan ahead and make common sense preparations, it doesn't have to mean disaster.

5 Places to Check out Medical Care for the Uninsured

With job loss on the rise and many people who can not afford medical insurance on their own, yet don't qualify for state or federal assistance, there are many who will skip medical

Laid Off? You May Have to Fight for Unemployment Benefits

Even if you are laid off, your employer can challenge your right to receive benefits.