5 Tips to Keep Your Finances in Check While You Job Hunt
5 Tips to Keep Your Finances in Check While You Job Hunt 1. Understand your current financial situation This will give you an estimate of how long you can go without income. 2. Create a budget It should be realistic but firm. Factor in monthly expenses and a little left over for enjoyment. 3. Stick to your budget Creating it is only half the battle. Having the discipline to cut costs where you need to is what will get you through. 4. Shop cheap There's nothing wrong with being frugal. Buy in bulk and at Dollar Stores. 5. Use credit cards sparingly You might be tempted to charge things, assuming you'll have the money to cover it later. It could take longer than you think to get a job, putting you in massive debt.