5 Ways To Maintain After Losing Unemployment Benefits

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Two million Americans are receiving their last unemployment benefits checks at the end of the month. Nonetheless, the national unemployment rate is rising, increasing from 9.6 to 9.8 between October and November, and many lawmakers stand firm in their decision not to approve federal long-term assistance—a rare move by Congress given the rough economic climate. On average, 5 million unemployed workers receive emergency unemployment compensation or extended benefits, and with the expiration, household incomes stand to decrease by one-third according to the White House Economic Council.  Now what? Here are five ways to cope with the ending of EUB. --By Janel Martinez

Two million Americans are receiving their last unemployment benefits checks at the end of the…