Managing a family schedule, preparing meals, and caring for your children is already challenging, but add in family finances and it can be overwhelming to even think about. Ignoring your finances doesn’t improve them though so it’s important to face those challenges head on! Over the years, we’ve posted some great financial tips for families – here’s a roundup of some of the most popular.
Creating a family finance plan: Start with this post, which includes printable worksheets so you can prepare your family financial plan based upon your goals and values.
I paid one stranger’s annual CSA payment and another stranger’s mortgage payment: Reminder to always check your bank and credit card statements, because I actually did find that I paid a CSA payment and a mortgage payment of two different strangers (bank mistakes, NOT identity theft).
What to do with your credit report: Do you order your FREE annual credit report? You should! Here’s what you should do with it after you receive it.
Opt out of those annoying credit card offers: They are bad for the environment, annoying, and could help an identity thief get your info. So, opt out of those pre-approved credit card offers with this information.
How to organize your financial life: You need to keep your financial documents, but what’s the best way to organize them? Here’s some advice!
Top 5 things you should do now for your family finances: It’s easy to procrastinate, but these are five things that you should do right away to improve your family finances.
How to save on your home heating bill: It’s almost time to turn on the heat, but there are some things you can do to reduce that bill this winter.
Help prevent identity theft fraud: Just a few simple things to do and keep in mind to help prevent identity theft fraud.