Amir* and Leila*, 39, Tehran
On welfare with an MBA? For this Iranian-Canadian couple, the global financial crisis hit hard. Deep in debt, they’re still trying to get back on their feet after he lost his job in Dubai. With plans to move back to Canada this summer, she thinks their only option is to go on social assistance. He’s not sure what to do.
Read the full article and my advice here: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/personal-finance/welfare-or-a-mcjob-for-now/article2008201/