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You're fired! How to survive a pink slip

Were you pulled into the boardroom and told "You're fired?" Don't get discouraged. Turn the tables on this unfortunate event -- explore new options, switch careers, be your own boss. Remember: It's not personal, it's business.

 
Shake off the shock and stretch (your budget)
Ways to nip and tuck a few bucks without feeling punished

What to do when the pink slip lands on your desk
5 strategies to stretch your limited cash
Survival tips for the unemployed

 
Broaden your horizons: Become your own Donald Trump
You've dreamed of being your own boss, so why not turn it into a reality? Or, make a career change.

Entrepreneurial gut-check: Start your own business
Consider going back to school
Quiz: Do you have what it takes to be your own boss?

 
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