Budgeting Tips & Debt Relief

The following commercials were produced by the Ad Council. It's part of their 'Don't Almost Give' campaign. The story behind the ads is quite interesting, too.

It's NOT illegal for people to go through your trash - so you need to shred everything that has personal information on it to prevent identity theft. Here's what to shred & what to keep.

Here are some things you can do when dealing with a loved one who cannot or will not manage their money.

Trying to between a Traditional IRA vs Roth IRA as a means of saving money for retirement? Here's a list of the differences between Roth vs Traditional IRA, plus reasons to choose one over the other.

To eliminate debt, filing for bankruptcy might seem like the answer. Bankruptcy isn't always a fresh start. It's an easy way out with potential future problems in return. Here are some issues you might face after filing bankruptcy.

Just getting started in the workforce? Don't make a lot of income? Opening a MyRA is a safe & smart way to start a retirement account on your own!

A payday loan is a short-term high-interest loan. Fees are high if you don't repay the loan on the day of your next paycheck.7 better ways to get cash fast.

Have debt collectors have been contacting you? Not sure what to do? These 3 tips will get you out of stressful situations when dealing with debt collectors.

These weren't written as personal finance books, but they contain a wealth of information & tips that are unique, motivational, and extremely helpful with personal finance matters.