The View From Your Recession

by Patrick Appel

A reader writes:

I lost my job in May. I finally got an interview with an out of state firm last week.  The thought of moving my family across the country was hard enough to consider. They made me an offer. It would be a cut over my last job but still it would provide health insurance – heck they even would chip in on living expenses.  Talked to my real estate agent today.  We are under water by about twelve thousand. My choices are stay unemployed or walk away from the house. I have till tomorrow to make this choice.