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Living Resourcefully with Reduced Income

Income can drop for a variety of reasons.  Most people will face at least one financial crisis during their lifetime.  Though circumstances may seem beyond your control, you can change some aspects of your situation.  Take action to make the most of your resources and reduce anxiety. Look for ways to downsize spending, manage debt, and find additional resources.

Gain control by making a list of all expenses and income.  List everything that you spend in a typical month.  Identify basic needs like food and shelter.  Look for places to eliminate unnecessary expenses.  Estimate income. Create a plan. Click on the links below for more ideas.

Basic cash flow worksheet – match expenses and income.

Ways to control spending.

Tips to reduce expenses.

If you can't pay credit card bills

Talking about financial stress

Unemployment benefits online application (Arkansas Division of Workforce Services)

Money traps that will keep you broke

Resources for assistance.

Money Tips

Control Your Destiny

Control Your Destiny Quiz

 

 

 

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