Amy Tinsley, 38, who calls her 8 months without a job "a blessing," . Tinsley was laid of in December 2008 from her job as a marketing director at a local law firm and with a severance package and savings, paid her bills one year in advance and has been using her unemployment insurance to pay her mortgage.
Amy Tinsley, 38, who calls her 8 months without a job "a blessing," . Tinsley was laid of in December 2008 from her job as a marketing director at a local law firm and with a severance package and savings, paid her bills one year in advance and has been using her unemployment insurance to pay her mortgage. Michael Stravato/MCT
Amy Tinsley, 38, who calls her 8 months without a job "a blessing," . Tinsley was laid of in December 2008 from her job as a marketing director at a local law firm and with a severance package and savings, paid her bills one year in advance and has been using her unemployment insurance to pay her mortgage. Michael Stravato/MCT

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September 01, 2009 5:31 PM