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Port Elgin is a former independent town that became part of what is known now as the Town of Saugeen Shores after an amalgamation took place in 1998. The community has a population of nearly 8,000 residents and its privileged location by Lake Huron allows that both locals and visitors can enjoy some of its attractive beaches. The local economy is dominated by energy, considering its major employer is a nearby nuclear plant, the Bruce Nuclear Generating Station, that provides jobs for almost a third of its workforce. Additionally, tourism, retail, and agriculture also provide employment to the community, which has an estimated active workforce of almost 4,000 people. The average household income in Port Elgin is approximately $115,000.
Precisely what are the options for someone on Port Elgin if you are suddenly out of cash?