Accelerate Credit Card Repayment

Accelerate Credit Card Repayment Without Sending More than This Month's Minimum Amount Due We all know that sending an extra payment or more than the minimum payment due will accelerate our credit card debt repayment. Many of us feel, though, that we...

Financial Success Happens at the BEGINNING of the Month

Success Starts at the Beginning of the Month! As I was teaching a class yesterday to a group of expectant mothers going through some difficult financial times, the topic of savings came up, albeit briefly. And while those in attendance...

Credit Myth Busting #2

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Credit Check? We all know that having a clean, accurate and positive credit history is important. Our credit can be the basis of life-impacting decisions by potential lenders, landlords, employers and even car insurance companies. Unfortunately,...

Prioritizing Our Expenses

How to Prioritize Expenses Without considering which expenses are or should be our priority, we can easily allow any bill delivered to our Inbox or Mailbox to take precedence in our financial decisions. Rather, by controlling our spending and prioritizing our expenses, we can banish from our finances those purchases that do not contribute to...