In today’s economic uncertainty, business closures and layoffs are increasingly common.

The loss of a job can cause serious stress both personally and financially.

To help you through a disruption in employment, we’ve created the checklist “What Issues Should I Consider I Lose my Job?”

In this checklist, we cover a number of issues to consider when you are facing unemployment including:

  • Severance options, if any are offered
  • Employer benefits, including continuation of health insurance, sick pay, etc.
  • Eligibility for unemployment benefits
  • Budget adjustments
  • Health insurance options
  • Employer-sponsored retirement accounts, stock plans, and other benefits
  • Income tax considerations
  • Retirement or future employment options