Your finances shouldn't be the top stressor in your life. When they are, you need evaluate the circumstances to determine what you need to do. You might be tired of always worrying about how you are going to pay bills. You may dread the thought of hearing the phone ring or of getting the mail. You could be losing sleep because of all of this.
The economy with all its ups and downs can affect your company—and your continued employment. If you’ve ever lived through a company layoff, you know how it can shake you to your very foundation. It’s been said that over half of us get our sense of identity from our jobs. When job loss happens, it can hurt.