Retail companies love the holidays! However, many of us are disgusted with our credit card bills, savings account, and debit card statements in January because we went overboard. Although giving expensive gifts can be fun, giving reasonably priced gifts and saving our own pocketbooks (or wallets) can be just as rewarding. I compiled seven ways we may be able to get through the holidays without emptying our pocketbooks. Although saving is not always sexy, a healthy bank account is certainly…Read More
The article is extremely grim, focusing on how much worse our financial outlook in the United States is becoming. It explains, "Some 62 million Americans faced economic insecurity last year.The Great Recession is also prompting deep losses among the insecure, with the median drop in income for this group hitting a record 46.4% in 2009."
What are you doing prevent/stop financial hardship in your own homes and within the 919 area code?