Unemployment Survival Tips

An old economics joke goes: “What is the difference between a depression and a recession?  A recession is when my neighbor loses his job; a depression is when I lose mine; and a panic is when my wife loses hers.”    Let’s hope we don’t get to the panic point, but an old joke contains an important truth: unemployment has very disparate impacts. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics unemployment hit 8.9% in April to 13.7million … [Read more...]