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Freaking out! My husband just lost his job.

Anonymous
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My husband is a government contract worker and just got word yesterday that his contract was cancelled.  He will be home in two weeks.  He just went from making $160,000 per year to zero.  Has anyone been through this?  Is it going to be difficult for him to find something else?  I am 7 months pregnant with twins, I don't know what we are going to do.

Posted by Anonymous on Jul. 27, 2013 at 12:24 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Jul. 27, 2013 at 12:25 PM
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Relax. surely you have some savings with that kind of income....

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Jul. 27, 2013 at 12:26 PM
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It depends on many factors: how long he's been in the industry, his age, his location... There's no way to tell, really.
Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jul. 27, 2013 at 12:27 PM

 He's 27 and been in for 9 years.  He flies UAVs.

Quoting Anonymous:

It depends on many factors: how long he's been in the industry, his age, his location... There's no way to tell, really.

 

anotherhalf
by on Jul. 27, 2013 at 12:28 PM
He has skills and experience. You'll be fine. He just needs to get to looking for something else.
mamaBerg85
by Gold Member on Jul. 27, 2013 at 12:28 PM
Ur gonna be fine. Do u work?


Quoting Anonymous:

Relax. surely you have some savings with that kind of income....


Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jul. 27, 2013 at 12:29 PM

 We have about 30 grand, but we have 2 mortgages and a car payment.  Our bills are about 8 grand a month.  Not to mention that I will lose my health care coverage.  We will run through that money pretty quickly with the babies coming.

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Relax. surely you have some savings with that kind of income....

 

peanutsmommy1
by Ruby Member on Jul. 27, 2013 at 12:30 PM
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Time to get rid of anything you dont need!
Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jul. 27, 2013 at 12:30 PM

 No.  I have a 4 and 2 year old and I am expecting twins. 

Quoting mamaBerg85:

Ur gonna be fine. Do u work?


Quoting Anonymous:

Relax. surely you have some savings with that kind of income....


 

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jul. 27, 2013 at 12:31 PM

 I just know he is going to have to take a huge paycut that we can't really afford.  This is pretty much the worse time for this to happen.

Quoting anotherhalf:

He has skills and experience. You'll be fine. He just needs to get to looking for something else.

 

Foolynroo2
by Emerald Member on Jul. 27, 2013 at 12:32 PM

God damn. I hope you stocked a lot of that away?

What type of work does he do?


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