Your financial stability comes first. Try to identify how this new arrangement will impact your finances. Will you be driving more frequently? Will you be purchasing more food? Create a budget for yourself and your loved one to make sure your financial needs are met.
Consider the pros/cons before cutting or changing work hours. Before leaving a full-time position, explore ways of working reduced hours or part-time hours with your employer.
Don’t take on unmanageable debt for yourself. With your earning power cut as a caregiver, it may be very tempting to put expenses for a loved one or yourself on a credit card. If you do so, keep balances low and take advantage of low-interest offers.