4 Things You Need to Do Before Tax Time

As we all struggle to make it through the holiday season, the hectic schedules, and the overspending we may tend to do, there are some other things you need to be thinking about to keep your financial wits about you. After the New Year, everyone is gearing up for tax time but now is the […]

How to Use Mint.com’s Budgeting Tool

Mint.com offers a free budgeting tool consumers can use to get their personal finances on track and keep them there. The budgeting tool is an automatic resource which allows you to create a budget that actually fits your personal financial life. As many consumers start budgeting with good intentions, many slack off when they become […]

Review of Curadebt.com

With so many people in debt – either from poor financial management or the recession – digging your way out debt is a major undertaking. Curadebt.com has been providing debt relief for over 10 years.  Their focus is on debt settlement and debt consolidation.  Here is what they offer that they claim makes them unique:  “Your support team […]

Manage Your Money Better

Managing your personal finances can be challenging. Even in the best of times many people find it difficult to manage their money in a way that allows for them to meet their financial goals. This becomes increasingly difficult in a tough economy. Fortunately financial problems do not have to follow you throughout your life if […]

Surviving Debt Without a Job

Mounting stacks of unpaid bills can be devastating but add the loss of a job and things can quickly spiral out of control. Ideally, consumers should be stockpiling cash that amounts to a year of living expenses should the unthinkable ever happen. But with some many living paycheck to paycheck and barely getting by it […]

Why Saying ‘No’ Can Keep You Out of Debt

Are you one of those people who just can’t seem to say no to anything or anyone? If you are you may not realize the impact it is having on your finances, not to mention your health. As parents, it can be particularly demanding to have children involved in recreation activities and organizations that beg […]

Mint.com Review

*UPDATE* Intuit, makers of Mint’s strongest rival Quicken Online, has acquired Mint.com.  So Mint.com is becoming is becoming even better, blending the best features of Quicken Online. Check Out Mint.com » Mint.com is a free Web application that allows users to track and manage their finances in one convenient location. Creator Aaron Patzer came up […]