|There are many different things to think about when you’ve just lost a job. The first step? Figuring out if you’re eligible to collect unemployment. Practically speaking, it’s important to get your head on straight about how to manage your finances, how to budget the money you do have, and how to keep yourself positive and productive. The next job is right around the corner, but until it comes, make sure you know how to keep yourself—and your family—on track.