Most people think it will be the end of the world of the government shuts down this weekend. In reality, it’s not. But there are still plenty of people who would be affected, namely the “non-essential” government employees who would be given furloughs and wouldn’t be paid.
There are a lot of things that happen when you can’t be paid. Buying food is one of them. And our company is all about trying to get people to be prepared for unforseen situations such as these.
“I live in one room to save heat, buy limited groceries and struggle to make ends meet,” said Chris Cronkite of Bakersfield, California, who said her military contractor husband probably would be furloughed.
How will you be affected if there is a government shutdown?