Life can be incredibly hard. And cruel. It can throw things at you faster than your ability to fend them off. Like having to deal with difficult finances and a failing marriage at the same time. Both consume you, day and night, while you are walking down the street, eating lunch, in between phone calls, sitting at your desk, or trying to get to sleep at night. Either one of these problems is enough to ruin your day, week, month, or year. Together, they can seem insurmountable.
April’s unemployment numbers aren’t encouraging for Beaver County residents looking for a job. The County’s unemployment rate was 6.8%. That number was higher than the prior month and the same month last year. If you’re one of the approximately 6,000 Beaver County residents that are without work, now is the time to take a serious look at your finances.