Ways to Keep Financial Crisis from Your Kids

If you find yourself in a difficult situation financially, whether it is job loss, cut in pay, or bad investment, it’s critical that you find a way to bring your children into the conversation. Kids are amazingly perceptive, and always sense when something is wrong, or when anxiety is in the air. Although you may … Read more

Saving Money for a Rainy Day

Saving money for a rainy day is something that most people think about or talk about, but that many people fail to do. The fact of the matter is that one of the most common reasons that people get into debt trouble is because of a situation that could have been made easier if they … Read more

How to Save Your Family Money on Household Bills

As the financial and job markets grow ever more unpredictable, everyone is looking for ways to save money and cut costs. While it’s true that many household bills are not negotiable, there are things you can do to reduce the amount of money they are currently draining from your monthly budget. Teach your children the … Read more

Behind On Credit Card Bills

by Gary Foreman Dear Dollar Stretcher, My husband and I have one credit card debt to the tune of about $3500. I cancelled the account so we can’t charge any more. We have been making payments of $100 every month which is well below the minimum that the credit card company requests. They call nearly … Read more