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Shifting Careers During a Recession

It may not have crossed your mind to prioritize job security when choosing a job but it should be an important factor. Whether you are choosing your first job or making a switch job security is crucial, particularly during our present economic situation. Indeed, no job is 100% secure, but there are some industries where workers are more confident that even if they lose their job the demand is so great that another job is available.

So how do you choose a career that’s right for you during a recession? Here are some recession-proof careers that are worthy of consideration:

Education

In areas of population growth there is a shortage of teachers. No matter how down the economy is, teachers will always be neccessary in a community. Children will continue to go to school. Also, unemployed adults may decide to further their education creating more opportunities for teachers.

Healthcare

Job hunters with an Information Technology background are said to be a good fit to the hea









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Saving Money

Plan your purchases

By planning your purchases, you’re effectively planning your expenses. This will help eliminate the danger of impulse buying and unnecessary spending. Try to look at the bigger picture when it comes to your basic needs.

Plan for a week’s worth of groceries, for example, so you’ll have an idea of which items you truly need (and want) and which items you can do away with. To make sure that you maximize your planning efforts, consider incorporating items on sale into your planning. If there are foods on sale that week, for example, why not plan your week’s menu using what’s currently on slashed down prices?

Implement the ‘B’ word

Budget, that is. If you want to be able to save money during a recession, learn to discipline yourself and your family. Using your plan as a reference, come up with a weekly or monthly budget and then stick to it. If you must overshoot it, you should have a very good reason to do so. Otherwise, don’t spend.

Keep an eye







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Saving Money

Plan your purchases

By planning your purchases, you’re effectively planning your expenses. This will help eliminate the danger of impulse buying and unnecessary spending. Try to look at the bigger picture when it comes to your basic needs.

Plan for a week’s worth of groceries, for example, so you’ll have an idea of which items you truly need (and want) and which items you can do away with. To make sure that you maximize your planning efforts, consider incorporating items on sale into your planning. If there are foods on sale that week, for example, why not plan your week’s menu using what’s currently on slashed down prices?

Implement the ‘B’ word

Budget, that is. If you want to be able to save money during a recession, learn to discipline yourself and your family. Using your plan as a reference, come up with a weekly or monthly budget and then stick to it. If you must overshoot it, you should have a very good reason to do so. Otherwise, don’t spend.

Keep an eye







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