Addiction to drugs or alcohol can damage your health and your personal relationships, and it can drain your finances. It can lead to strained or broken relationships with loved ones, the loss of a job and not enough money to pay the bills. Addiction may be an ongoing battle, but financial recovery doesn’t have to be. With a solid plan, you can get your finances under control. The experts at creditcards.com created a guide to break down how to recover from the impact of addiction on your finances and ways to rebuild your credit score after rehab:
For recovering addicts, getting back to work is an important part of the rehabilitative process, a way of establishing a structured and healthy lifestyle that helps them remain clean and sober. Unfortunately, finding a job that can sustain you, one with true growth potential, takes time and a lot of persistence and work. In the meantime, you need some way to earn an income and make ends meet as you job hunt. Fortunately, the gig economy offers an opportunity to make money doing work that draws on your creativity, abilities and personal interests.