Teaching Teens to be Financially Streetwise

“If I only knew then what I know now.” This statement is especially true when it comes to credit. Do you remember getting your first credit card? Did it feel like a license to spend money you didn’t have? Then before you know it, the rude awakening arrives in the mail: the credit card bill, with interest and penalties. Here’s how to ensure your teens … Continue reading Teaching Teens to be Financially Streetwise

Improve Your Finances Today: Get Your Debt Under Control

Are you in debt? You can improve your finances with a little bit of hard work. Engage In Research Prior to going after a loan, you need to do some research. Figure out what your debt coverage ratio is before you do anything else. That can help you figure out whether you have the resources to pay the loan back or not. In addition, the … Continue reading Improve Your Finances Today: Get Your Debt Under Control

Families Today: Simple Smart Strategies for Solving Modern Money Problems

Families today are burdened with serious financial challenges. How do you save enough for a rainy day? How do you help send your kids to college? And, what about your retirement? Here are a few smart ways to overcome common modern money problems. When You Don’t Have Enough Income This is a tough one, because there’s not a lot you can do to force your … Continue reading Families Today: Simple Smart Strategies for Solving Modern Money Problems