There is not job security anymore.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:
*** South Carolina had 134,500 unemployed residents in 2015 according to the CPS.
*** 96,000 workers employed part time for economic reasons (involuntary part time). These individuals were working part time because of slack work or business conditions, or because they were unable to find a full-time job.
*** Older employees who are suppose to retire are choosing to stay or remain in the work force. Women between the age 60-70 years old is expected to increase in workforce by 2019.
*** Student loan debt is putting limitations on the average consumer because it result in low credit scores and more negative factors.
Macy is about to cut almost 6200 people from their staff because the company crashed. A huge decline in the stock market is one of the main reasons. Macy’s store didn’t seem like they were in financial troubles. This is the perfect example on why people should have a plan a, b, and c. Not anything is secure anymore.
What if your job needed to do a spare of the moment cut? Would you have multiple sources in your household?? Would you have enough savings to pay 3-6 months in bills? Do you know how to prepare yourself for an emergency?? In 2017, don’t just depend on a job, have an open mind to learn about multiple sources of income.
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US Bureau of Labor Statistic report labor in the US. https://www.bls.gov/regions/southeast/news-release/laborunderutilization_southcarolina.htm
Himes, D. https://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2015/beyond-bls/graduating-with-both-the-degree-and-the-debt.htm