For the last few months, many of you have been getting ready for the summer by working out and changing your diet so you will be ready to be active. This same philosophy needs to apply to your financial situation to be ready for the summer.
It’s almost summer and for people of all ages that usually means vacation and an opportunity to create a financial problem. Overspending on vacation is often one of the top five money blunders people of all ages can make.
With the first quarter of the year almost in the books, it might be time to look at those resolutions that you formulated at the start of the year. Many of our New Year’s resolutions may have gone by the wayside. If some of those forgotten resolutions are financially related there is still time to get them back on track.
People who are in financial distress often don’t realize there is a problem until it is too late. They miss the warning signs and the financial behaviors that might predispose them to big problems. Early detection is key in keeping financial problems from spiraling out of control.
If your take home pay has increased this year either due to a raise or the tax law changes this could be an opportunity to make significant financial changes. There a few keys moves that can really can help you change your financial situation.
Want to make your budget work in 2018? The key is avoiding the many potential budget busters that will come your way this year. This should make for a more successful budget and a better financial outlook.
Many people are in the habit of making resolutions for the New Year and financial resolutions are often included. The key is knowing if they are realistic or just another resolution that will be forgotten before Ground Hog Day.
Most people don’t intend to be in a poor financial situation, it usually is a combination of misfortune and poor financial habits that lead them towards financial distress. There are a few behaviors that can be the foundation for a better financial outlook and mastering the basics will pay dividends your entire life.