Are You Living Paycheck to Paycheck? You’re Not Alone!

According to a recent survey conducted early this summer by CareerBuilder, 42% of workers are having trouble making their ends meet and are living paycheck to paycheck. From this group, 14% of them are workers earning six figures, showing that every almost every demographic is having trouble saving money during since the recession. So if you are worried about your finances and savings, you’re not … Continue reading Are You Living Paycheck to Paycheck? You’re Not Alone!

Recession Tips

Recession-Management Tips

Money is tight for everyone during a recession. To help you live within your means in today’s economy, here are some ideas to save some money from Recessiontips.com:

  1. Take advantage of your public library. Use the library to access the Internet and check out books, magazines, or even movies for free!
  2. Set up a carpool to drive to work or to drive kids to school. Continue reading “Recession Tips”

What is Your Personal Financial Wellness Score?

Think you are stressed?  Take the Personal Financial Wellness survey (PFW).  Your PFW  can help you determine what level of stress you are experiencing due to personal finances.  By taking an eight-question financial stress quiz , you can learn how your stress measures in comparison to the national  averages .    Is your PFW score higher than the average?  Take action – even a baby step – to start taking control of your money.  Here’s … Continue reading What is Your Personal Financial Wellness Score?

How to Order Your Free Annual Credit Report

Those little jingles you hear about getting your “free” credit report on television or on the radio sound good, but they are really not free. There is usually a stipulation or another product that is being marketed. The federal Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act is a federal mandate that requires consumer credit reporting  agencies (that include Equifax, Trans Union and Experian) to give you a … Continue reading How to Order Your Free Annual Credit Report