Gary, I’ve been a stay-at-home mom since our first child was born about 6 years ago. I love it! Really feel like I’m making a better life for our family. But a few of my friends (some from where I used to work) seem to think that I’m not living up to my potential. It’s as if they don’t respect the work that I do at home….Allison
Financial counselor Suze Orman just came out with her own prepaid debit card called the Approved Card. It is a MasterCard that you can use in retail stores to make purchases, but only up to the amount you have deposited onto the card.
Student loan debt and its rapid growth has garnered a great deal of well-deserved media attention. Citing data from the U.S. Department of Education and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, on October 18, 2011, USA Today reported that the amount of outstanding student loans reached record levels.
As someone who has worked in the area of personal finance for decades I can verify that women do look at money differently than men. And that there are some tools that can make it easier for women to manage their financial affairs. So let’s look at some of those tools.
Growing up today in the recent financial times is tough if you can’t find a job and if you’re saddled with debt. According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, about 26% of the young adults between the ages of 25-36 are living in with their parents and this figure is up from 10% in the year 1980.
Whether you’re driving a hybrid compact or a SUV, most drivers are feeling the pain of higher gas prices. We won’t get into the causes or the politics of gasoline prices. That’s for economists, politicians and pundits.
Consumer debt is a taking a severe shape in the face of the global economy. In the US, near about every family carries $8000 credit card debt approximately on average. If you are in a similar situation then you can choose any one of the debt relief strategies given below: