Emergencies

September 25, 2019
Three Calming Strategies for Managing Money Anxiety

Mo’ money, mo’ problems? It’s one thing for The Notorious B.I.G. to say, but if you’re experiencing financial stress in your daily life, you’re not likely to agree. When you feel like you can’t make ends meet, it may seem like money is the cause of (and solution to) all your challenges. Here are a…

October 23, 2018
What You Need to Know about Unemployment Benefits

If you lose your job, there are resources out there to help you stay afloat financially as you plan your next steps forward. Eligibility and Applications Unemployment benefits and eligibility requirements vary state-to-state, so choose your state to start the process of checking your eligibility and applying for benefits. Generally, unemployment benefits are available to…

October 19, 2017
Help is out there! Resources for when the unexpected happens

Few words describe the human experience better than the quote by writer and cartoonist Allen Saunders: “Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.” We all know this is true, so what can you do when things don’t go according to plan? Sure, an emergency fund can give you a sense…

June 08, 2018
What can I do when there is an ongoing medical emergency?

What happens when an emergency is ongoing? My husband had a stroke, and a) can no longer work; and b) now ha...