4 Tips to Get Better Control Over Your Personal Finances
If you already know terms such as account balances, budget, credit score, debt retirement and retirement savings, then you’re on the right track to getting control over your personal finances.
Should these terms cause you angst, you’ll be glad to know that millions of people feel the same exact way as you. The National Endowment for Financial Education found 75 percent of millennials feel anxiety about their personal finances. The NEFE was set up in 1972 as a non-profit to educate Americans to help them make better financial choices and improve themselves.
A good number of millennials hesitate to get control over their finances. To them, personal financing is done at a full-out run. It doesn’t have to be that way. Minute changes in how you approach your finances can have a significant impact on your View full post…
4 Things You Can Do To Learn How To Get Your Finances in Order
Are you familiar with financial phrases like credit score, retirement savings, debt retirement, or account balances? If so, that’s great, you’re well on your way to learn how to get your finances in order.
If these phrases tend to cause a bit of anxiety, you’re not alone. About 75 % of the current millennial generation feel as you do, according to the National Endowment for Financial Education. This organization was founded in 1972 and is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) foundation with its primary purpose being to help Americans improve the quality of their lives by educating them with basic programs that teach one to make sound financial decisions.
Snowball Method that Gives Quick Results in Debt Reduction
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Here comes that dreaded “B” word again. Yes, we mean budget. Today, we’re talking about the benefits of creating a household budget and we all know that every family should have one, don’t we? A budget, after all, is a very useful guide, and tells you if you’re on the financial path that you want to be on.
Creating a household budget not only tracks your spending, but it allows you to set up a savings plan as well. Setting up a good budget will allow you to set goals that you can achieve, and track your progress in meeting them. View full post…
Posted: August 3, 2015 Under: Budgeting By: Gust Lenglet
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