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Digging yourself out from debt can be overwhelming, but if you’re a military servicemember, there’s help. This help comes in the form of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) and it provides a number of valuable protections for you and your finances.
Even if you feel you’re doing pretty well with your finances, you could probably stand to make a few changes to your financial habits. If you’d like to stay a little more on track with your money this year, here are a few things to consider.
If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are a variety of different ways to be more charitable without spending money. Here are some ideas to try.
Christmas can't come quickly enough for some people's bank accounts. Between teacher gifts, hostess presents and last-minute additions to the holiday menu, you may find your already stretched budget is bursting at the seams.
If you didn’t put money aside for Christmas spending this year, or you overspent your budget, you may be feeling a pinch right now. The holiday season is the time of year when most people spend more than they planned. And not just on their gift list. With so many great deals, many shoppers like to find some great gifts for themselves, too. But now that the damage is done, how do you keep it from having a long-lasting effect on your finances? After all, maxing out your credit cards isn’t good for your bottom line (or your credit report). Here are some things to consider in order to get your finances back on track as you head into 2019.
Investors enter 2019 with the U.S. economy humming and the stock market in the midst of the longest bull market on record. And yet they can’t seem to find enough to worry about. High stock valuations, rising interest rates, and global political dysfunction have all combined to make the final weeks of 2018 some of the rockiest all year.
It is wise, from time to time, to stop and evaluate our lives as we seek to make the most of them. The start of a new year provides a natural opportunity to look back and offers an extra push toward new adjustments going forward. That's why New Year's resolutions are so popular. If you are looking for some changes in your financial circumstances, here are the ten best personal finance resolutions to consider. Choose just one or two to accomplish in 2019 and you'll be surprised at the difference in your life.
There are just under two weeks left in 2018, so it’s time to think about the future. When it comes to finances, what would you like to do differently next year? When looking at your money and the way you spend it, what needs to change? Here are a few things you should remove from your budget next year...
Traveling over the holidays can be wonderful, especially if you don’t experience any bad weather or travel delays. Experts say it can even be wonderful for your wallet, if you’re willing to be flexible. Here are a few tips to help you get the best travel deals this year.
Is your credit card maxed out and your savings account dried up? Don’t let a light (or empty) wallet have you saying bah-humbug this Holiday season. If anything, a shoestring budget opens up unique gift giving possibilities. Instead of searching online or fighting crowds to find just the right gift, you can create your own. Never underestimate the effectiveness of a thoughtful gesture.
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