Being unemployed just flat out sucks regardless of the time of year it happens. But can put a serious damper on plans during the holidays. As if there wasn’t already pressure enough to make gift purchases and provide great memories for our households, now we must deal with the fact that our source of income is now a thing of the past.
So does that mean that those without employment can’t enjoy the holidays like everyone else? Most definitely not as it is more about family and less about things — no matter how many Hallmark cards and product commercials come our way. Here are some pointers on how to deal with the holidays while unemployed that will hopefully help make it a better one for you and yours.