Have an Emergency Fund
Without a second stream of income to fall back on, you should make it a top priority to create, and contribute to, an emergency fund.
Re-Evaluate Your Debt
When you’re thinking of ways to make one income work, go over your monthly, recurring debts, and do what you can to try and shrink those payments.
Be Honest About How You Spend Your Money
Picking up a side hustle from time to time can help with financial obligations, without consistently maintaining a second job.
When households operate off a single earner, it’s truly critical to be set up to still financially survive if that earner passes away.