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You may have had every intention of using credit cards wisely like paying them off every month and only using them in the case of an emergency. Even with the best intentions, credit card spending can easily get out of control and then become extremely hard to get under control. If you’ve racked up debt in credit cards, here are some steps to take to gain back control.
With the SaveItUp Challenge coming to a close this year, we asked our members to share their personal savings story. Here’s what they said:
There are several theories on what is the best way to pay down debt, but it really depends on your personality and what motivates you. Here are 5 different ways to help you get started.
It’s almost that time of year again; time to start cleaning the windows, screens, and doors. Time to open the windows and clean the oven; it’s spring cleaning time! While you are thinking about getting your home in order, think about cleaning up those messy finances, too.
We’ve heard it said a million times, “debt is bad,” but, how many people can pay cash for their home, car, and/or child’s education? So, when does it make sense to borrow, and what debt should be avoided?
Since money issues are a leading cause of divorce, it makes sense to make sure you and your partner are on the same page when it comes to finances. This is especially true of engaged couples.
Many of the New Year’s resolutions people make involve money. That comes as no surprise, because money plays a major role in many aspects of our life. If you’d like to put your finances on more solid ground, consider these resolutions:
FORUM announced three SaveItUp Challenge winners. Participants were entered to win three cash prizes once they enrolled in the program, completed two financial steps, and met at least one goal. Three goal categories were offered: Savings, Debt Reduction, and Financial Education.