Unemployment benefits available if you want to self-employed

Dear WAHFAQ, I just got laid off and a friend of me told me that you had mentioned at some point that unemployment would pay benefits to start a business. Is that true? How do I make that happen? Depending on your state, yes, it’s true! If you are receiving unemployment benefits, instead of fulfilling job search requirements, you can instead enroll in a retraining program, or entrepreneur program. You will still receive your benefits as long as you meet the requirements of your program. The federal government has recognized the trend of increasing self-employment, by passing a $35 million Read More…