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Money Lessons from the Government Shutdown

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Lasting for more than a month, the longest government shutdown in US history brought forth numerous financial lessons, as stories of food lines, unpaid rent, and dire financial need came from government workers pushed to their monetary limits. While the future remains uncertain, it is clear that there is much we should learn from this experience—even those of us who don’t work for the government or aren’t hanging on the edge of a financial knife.


1ST & 15TH [Article] – Money The Wright Way

Personal Finance: Government Shutdown Is Changing My Opinions [Video] – Wendy Valencia

The Most Critical Lesson From the Government Shutdown? Live Within Your Means, or Face the Consequences. [Article] – My Money Wizard

Tax and Financial Lessons From the Government Shutdown [Article] – Don’t Mess With Taxes

The Shutdown Shows Why Civic Engagement Must Be Part of Your Financial Plan [Article] – Brave Saver

How To Get Through And Recover From A Government Shutdown, Job Loss or Recession [Video] – Clever Girl Finance


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