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Tales from the newly laid-off have been overflowing my Facebook news feed of late.
So far the House and the Senate have both passed legislation that will provide relief for millions of Americans still looking for a job out there. Extending unemployment benefits could help nearly 2 million people age 55 and over who have a particularly difficult time gaining employment. As we now know, these workers wait an average of 33 weeks or longer before finding another job, higher than most age groups.
Tips on cutting back if you lose your income.
Bob Skladany offers advice about how to handle a lay off.
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