When your spouse dies, what in the world are you supposed to do next? How do you keep your head above water — financially — in addition to keeping it all together emotionally? Here are some tips for getting your financial things in order, so things will go more smoothly regarding money and paperwork after the loss of your spouse.
Catching up on your bills may not be easy — especially if you are chronically behind — but with a few months of sacrifice, you could get your payments on track and increase the amount of money you can spend on yourself. Here are some tips you can use to start paying your bills on time…
For many people, shopping for themselves can bring on feelings of guilt, anxiety, and doubt. However, the process of deciding what to buy this month, and what can wait until next month does not have to be so hard.
Here’s how to create the world’s simplest budget… One that’s guaranteed to get you out of a desperate financial situation and make you happy for a change!
Some great tips for stretching a dollar and getting by when times are tough.
if you just can’t afford all of your expenses, the best thing you can do for yourself is to let something go — which can mean downsizing your home, moving into an apartment, or giving up a car. The result of letting go is a better relationship between your debts and your income. You’ll find a comfort zone that you can live with — day in and day out.
If you have managed to keep your credit rating in good standing during this time of home foreclosures, and made all of your payments on time, there are ways that you can get a bit of financial relief, too. You don’t have to be in over your head to get good deals on a home loan.
Save money for your future… increase your retirement savings… start investing… but when is it too much too soon? I realize this sounds a bit crazy. But for many, saving at all costs means running up credit cards for basic living expenses. What’s wrong with this picture?
Tax rebate checks — also known as Economic Stimulus Payments — will be sent out in May of 2008 to 130 million families. Their purpose is to stimulate the economy. I can’t help but think they’ll simply be used to pay of debts. How does that stimulate the economy?
If taking better care of your hard-earned money is one of your New Years resolutions, I’ve listed 10 ways to help accomplish it. Getting a hold of your personal finances will not only help save money, but it will help control debt and plan for the future.
Establishing a safety net savings account also known as an emergency fund is the first step in creating a solid financial plan