Loss of jobless aid leaves many with bleak options

Loss of jobless aid leaves many with bleak options

POSTED: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 7:00am

UPDATED: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 7:14am

Some who lost their benefits say they'll begin an early and unplanned retirement

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a cutoff of benefits for the long-term unemployed has left more than 1.3 million Americans with a stressful decision: What now?

Without their unemployment checks, many will abandon what had been a futile search and will no longer look for a job — an exodus that could dwarf the 347,000 Americans who stopped seeking work in December. Beneficiaries have been required to look for work to receive unemployment checks.

To read more: http://www.chron.com/news/us/article/Loss-of-jobless-aid-leaves-many-with-bleak-options-5136025.php?cmpid=businesshcat

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