At any time you may find that you need additional support as a result of job loss or other life changes. Each situation is unique but the details can be overwhelming. Chesapeake Bank cares. So we’ve rounded up a few resources that may help, along with questions for you to consider.
First, Identify Your Needs:
Whether or not you have an emergency fund established, the next step is to identify basic needs: Food, Shelter, Transportation, Utilities. If an expense doesn't fall into one of those categories, hold off spending until you're back on your feet.
Resources worth looking into:
Most importantly, take a deep breath and try to only focus on what is needed and what you can do right now. If you have questions about your finances, we’re here to help. Call or visit one of our offices when you’re ready.
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