This month's question reflects on your CareOne payment.
Whether you're refilling your coffers after Christmas, out of work and need something to tide you over, are a stay-at-home parent who's looking for a work-from-home position, or have a fulltime job and want something you can do on nights and weekends, there are many opportunities available to you.
Many people are hesitant about buying fresh herbs, as they often use them for just one dish and have over half a bunch remaining that will sit there until they have to be tossed out. I make sure that I plan ahead and only buy a bunch of herbs if I know that I will use in multiple recipes. That way I can plan out my weekly shopping more efficiently and still infuse my dishes with fresh herbs.
This month's question reflects on why you can't use your credit cards while participating in a DMP.
When it comes to debt we all have our limits...even the federal government. Credit cards make it easy for us to spend more than we have, after all you can always pay it back, right?
Why do good things happen to people with sunny dispositions (alternately, bad luck plagues those already under the weather)? This may not be a coincidence. What if by playing a simple game for three weeks you could literally attract money into your life? Would you try it?
It is said that proper planning prevents poor performance; this is definitely true of your finances. So let's take a look at a few things you should consider when taking on finances as a newly single person.
The "minimalist vacation" will help you see your home more objectively; clarifying what you need, and clearing out the rest.
After three years of writing my money mom blog for Care One, it is time to start a new writing adventure. My reflections on balancing family and money are coming to an end. In this blog I will reflect on some lessons my kids have taught me about money, some learned the hard way!
If you are considering enrolling in a Debt Management Plan or have just enrolled you may be wondering what will happen with your credit cards.
Beware of the sock monster. It lives in clothes dryers, under dressers, and behind furniture. And it's a vindictive monster, because it likes to bereave you of just one sock; it has no desire for pairs.
If a financial planner recommends investments before determining what you need the money for (ie: your goals), they're either skipping a step or have an alternate agenda. Financial planning is all about structuring your finances to help you get to where you want to go in life - now and later. Goals are crucial to the plan.
College is all about possibilities -- the promise of rewarding career and a bright future. For some students, choosing a major or a career path is an easy task.
This month's question reflects on how participating in a DMP affects your credit.
A house swap or home exchange can be an incredibly enriching vacation experience for you and your family. And guess what? It won't break the bank, either.
This month's question reflects on making additional payments
Many of us struggle financially as we navigate single parenthood. We often here tales of single moms and their financial struggles, but very little is told about single dads and the sacrifices they make as single parents. I asked three single dads to share their stories, outlook, and advice as they navigate single parenthood through the eyes of a single dad.
Our employees are sharing their stories about how they have struggled with debt.
I realize that many of my tips are common sense, but if it's not easy to incorporate into your day to day routine, you are less likely to be successful! My point here is to find easy (sneaky) ways to get you into the savings habit.
When you first join the program it is easy to get confused; the proposal process, making one payment to all of your creditors and the overall management of your program can be overwhelming. One question we get quite frequently is, "How do I remove a creditor?"
April15th is closer than you think and soon it will be time to prepare your taxes for 2010. If you separated from your spouse, or filed for or finalized your divorce there are a few things you need to be aware of when it comes time to file your taxes.
When it comes to getting a divorce many of us have regrets not necessarily about the divorce but, the financial decisions we make in anger or haste to just get it all over with.
We're all busy. I'm sure you know what I mean. Between getting kids ready for school, jobs, kids' activities, social events, and countless other things, there used to be many days that when I finally laid my head down on the pillow for the night, I would think to myself, "I didn't do anything for ME today."
Then I thought about those words I had seen just a few minutes earlier, and my motivation kicked into a new gear. Is it in me? Yes!