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Why timing is everything if you choose to file bankruptcy

Bankruptcy can be a scary word, but it’s even scarier if you don’t have a plan after filing. We’re flashing back this Friday to this post about how important timing is if you choose to file bankruptcy. I talk with

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Posted in Bankruptcy

Do you spend all or more than you earn?

do you spend more than your make?

Some people reading this might wonder how that’s even possible, while many others can relate. And here’s why so many get it. It turns out that HALF of Americans spend their entire paycheck or even more. That means one out of

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Posted in Financial Counseling, Overspending

Do You Want to Be Richer Next Year?

how to become richer next year

First, decide how much richer you want to be.  $1000, $1200, $4800, $5000, $7500 – you get the idea. How many times will you be paid between now and a year from now? Divide your goal amount by the number of

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Posted in Budgeting, Emergency Savings, Financial Wellness, Savings

How to pay for unexpected expenses when you’re broke

If only we could predict the future and know when an expense is going to pop up. Since that’s not possible, here’s a flashback Friday post on how to afford an emergency expense when you’re broke. How many times has

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Posted in Budgeting, Emergency Savings

Using crisis budgeting during tight financial times

Unexpected events can happen to any of us without warning. The world is an imperfect place: cars break down, people get laid off or injured, pets get hurt…and that’s just the tip of the iceberg sometimes. And out of 280 of

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Posted in Budgeting, Debt, Job Loss
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