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When you are faced with unemployment, do you think you can stay financially confident? At first, you might not feel this way. Losing your job is one of the events that can really knock you from your comfort zone. Losing your primary source of income is a real-life nightmare that we all want to avoid. Of course, this is only true for the unexpected layoffs. If you quit your job, that is hardly something to be scared of because you made a choice. But if you are laid off from your job, that is something that a lot of people do not want to happen. According to an article published on CNBC.com, layoffs rose in January of this year. The data revealed that US-based companies planned to lay off around 75,114 employees. This is more than 200% from December. The biggest sectors to have these planned job cuts are in the retail and energy sectors. This is oftentimes expected at the beginning of the month as companies let go of the seasonal employees that they hired for the holiday rush. Being laid off from a seasonal job is probably acceptable - but not when you had been working on that job for years and years already. If you are relying on that job to sustain the lifestyle of your family and future, it can be a big problem if you suddenly lose it. But that is the reality of life, isn’t it? Life can sometimes be unfair. You can feel secure and comfortable one day, and packing your things the next. What can you do when you are suddenly faced with unexpected unemployment?