Study the topic sentence below. Check the relevance of the information in the following sentences by seeing if it relates to the topic sentence. Identify the irrelevant sentences.

Topic Sentence: If you lose your job, you should take immediate action to curb your budget.

  1. Seek help with budgeting and payment plans from a nonprofit credit counseling service.

  2. A good credit rating is important to a family.

  3. Even families with good jobs can get into financial trouble.

  4. Forgo unnecessary expenses.

  5. A recession can reduce income.

  6. Decide what payments must be made first.

  7. Stop using your credit cards immediately.