Have you lost your job in the last three months?
How many people, other than yourself, do you personally know who have lost their jobs in the last three months?
Have there been job cuts at your place of employment, even if you have not lost your job?
If you are self-employed or a freelancer, have you lost any regular clients due to the economic downturn?
Prior to the current economic downturn, what is the worst period you can recall for the U.S. economy?
What's your favorite thing about the current economic crisis?
If you have not been laid off, and your company has not seen any layoffs, what industry are you in?