Managing Between Jobs: Setting Spending Priorities
Author(s) Linda Boelter
When faced with reduced income, you need to act quickly to cut expenses and make a spending plan so you can pay your bills when they are due. If your income will be reduced for more than a month, it is especially important to adjust your spending habits right away. You can use the worksheets in this fact sheet to help you maintain control of your finances and meet your family's needs with less money (8 pages; 2006).
Also available in Spanish: Cómo decidir cuales son los gastos más importantes (B3459-01S), part of the Cómo arreglárselas cuando no tiene trabajo series.