Unemployment is something that has become more pronounced in 2020 due to the coronavirus. If you and your family have found yourself in this position, below are some ways that apps can help you through this difficult time.
One of the first things you'll need to do when you are on unemployment is to get used to having less money. That's why having a budget is so important. Mint is one of our favorite apps because not only does it help you create a budget, it helps you with tracking your expenses and your bills. This will also help you know where you are spending a lot of your money and know where you can save. Learning to manage money is something everyone should do.
In addition, along with helping you create a budget, apps can help you save money. You have to challenge yourself to tighten your purse strings somewhat with being on unemployment, so finding many ways to save money will be helpful. GoodRx is a handy app to help you find the best deals on medications. Krazy Coupon Lady is a good place to find coupons and deals. Finally, Ibotta not only has coupons but it has rewards and you can actually get cashback when you purchase certain items. This is a huge plus when money is tight. These types of apps can help you spend less when you are shopping.
So, along with creating a budget and looking for ways to save money, you will also want to help yourself find a new job. CareerBuilder is one of the best apps to choose, since not only does it help you with updating your resume but it also helps you with your job search. An updated resume is one of the things that potential employers will look for, so this handy app helps you in that regard. With this handy app, it hopefully won't be long before you're back to work. Having a job search and resume builder in one place that can help you be more productive.
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