Even the smartest budgeters sometimes come face-to-face with an abrupt, unexpected financial challenge. Often, these issues come hand-in-hand with a major life event – losing a job, splitting from a spouse, or even receiving an inheritance. The emotion surrounding these events can make for murky-minded financial thinking.
One way to make sure you don’t fall victim to brash, emotional money decisions: plan in advance for the unexpected. We’ve compiled a list of intelligent steps you can put in place now to help you handle the major life events that can throw you into a financial tailspin.
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