Episode 6: Dawn – A Difficult Decision
- May 28, 2020
- By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
Each year, Dawn and her family faced an income reduction when her husband got laid off during the winter months.
An opportunity came to save a significant amount in their monthly budget, but it would mean downsizing to a much smaller home.
What was the right choice for their family, including their son?
As many of us face challenges from the financial fallout of the COVID-19 crisis, learn how one family made a difficult decision and how their lives changed.
Listen and learn how a difficult decision turned into the right path forward.
Music by Hir-o
1:02 Dawn discusses how her husband faced a longer lay off than their family anticipated.
3:09 Dawn’s husband proposes a major change: downsizing to a smaller home.
8:13 Dawn discusses how her son reacted to the news that they’ll soon be moving.
10:40 When they put their current home on the market, an interesting possible buyer emerges.
12:20 Dawn discusses how her husband is processing the major the change that is about to occur.
14:50 We are rejoined by Dawn 7 months later to discuss how things played out.
17:48 Dawn discusses how her husband has adjusted to the changes in their housing situation.
21:10 Dawn shares how her new budget has opened up new goals.
23:58 We learn who bought their old home and how they saved on realty fees.
26:53 Dawn gives advice to others based on what she learned from her own experience.
32:08 Each of our co-hosts shares a key-takeaway and a call to action.
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