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How about you all? What steps would you take to improve your situation if you were homeless? Have you ever known any one that was homeless?
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Jacob’s Thoughts – Listed below are my random thoughts as I was reading this article.
- First, thank you so much Andi for writing this article. It was very insightful! I’m so sorry that your situation was so dire several years ago. Was that caused by loss of a job?
- @ Jobs that include housing – The idea of finding a job that provides housing is a very interesting one that I had not previously considered. I know that resort and cruise ship workers get housing providers, which enables them to save a lot of money. I didn’t know that normal hotel workers could stay in the hotel though for free. Do a lot of hotels do that?
- @ Unemployment benefits and food sources – In writing my post over at The Saved Quarter, I completely forgot to mention the idea of applying for unemployment assistance and food assistance from the government. The idea of “gleaning” for food is innovative as well!
- @ Idea of asking for help – I’m really glad that you mentioned the idea of being humble enough to actually ask for help. I think that is something that gets a lot of people in trouble (even with debt problems), because help is available, they are just too stubborn or ashamed to admit to needing it.
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