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Don't make rash decisions or open the spending spigot irrationally.

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Experts advise not making unnecessry decisions during period of high stress. If you have a decision to make, try to give yourself as much time as possible for emotions to settle before making the decision. On the other hand, do not let the need for time give you an excuse to procrastinate about making the decision.)

To help think things through, it is helpful to get advice from as many reliable sources as possible.


It's easy to think that you are going to die soon (whether it's true or not), and spend your assets accordingly. We have witnessed too many people live high for a short period of time - only to regret the expenditure during the unexpected months or years that follow. 

If allowing yourself a luxury or two will help keep you from a depression, or make the time better, it is advisable not to go overboard. Consider whether there is something within your economic wherewithal that you don't usually do, that you could do to make yourself feel better without breaking the bank.

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