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Lost my job, but saw it coming ....

September 4th, 2008 at 01:51 am

About two weeks ago I started reading info on the company I work for and saw they were in huge financial distress. I decided that I should start job searching and had an interview with a top mortgage company in the country and was offered a position. On Tuesday I accepted the job and put in for a background check and etc. before they could officially hire me. Yesterday all employees of my company were summoned to a conference call; I and many other employees were laid off effective Friday. I'm not expecting problems with my background check, my credit is in good standing now and it should go through.

I can't believe I saw this coming and had a job lined up when I was laid off; I'm truly blessed and am so thankful for the things that are happening in my life right now. Sometimes when you look at things, they were suppose to happen this way.

I think of the "what ifs" - what if I had not cleaned up my credit? What if I hadn't sold my house? What if I hadn't found a reliable car? So many things have happened and they have all happened as they should. Being in a financial mess helped me to straighten out my life in many ways and although my job may be in limbo right now, I know things are working out the way they should and I will be fine through this. Today I heard the first positive reports on the news for "first time homebuyers" this is what we need, some positive reports about buying a home now while the market is down. If "first time homebuyers" take advantage of the programs and start buying houses, it will allow current home owners to move on and buy their new homes and the cycle will begin and the economy will start to recover. Let's hope that this is it and things start moving forward in the near future so we can start to recover in this country.

3 Responses to “Lost my job, but saw it coming ....”

  1. Ima saver Says:

    I am so happy that you found a new job. good luck!!

  2. disneysteve Says:

    Great planning! I'm sure many of your colleagues weren't so well-prepared for the loss of their jobs.

    I certainly hope things start getting better soon, especially after a day like today when the DJIA was down nearly 345 points.

  3. Lady T Says:

    Wow, you just continue to amaze and inspire me! I truly believe everything happens as it's meant to. You've no doubt grown a lot throughout this process, and come through a much stronger person!

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