Other posts in the Money Management Category

How to Budget?

You can make your own budget worksheet using either a pen and paper or a computer spreadsheet program. Think of your budget in terms of two things: money and time. Money, of course, is divided into its own two categories: Income and Expenses. Follow these steps to make your budget worksheet: List your income in

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How to Bring Your Spending Under Control?

Does money trickle out of your wallet like a lazy river, a babbling brook, or rushing white water rapids? Government figures show that many households with a total income of $50,000 or less are spending more than they bring in thanks to the liberal availability of credit. This doesn’t make you an automatic candidate for bankruptcy, but

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Financial Resolutions

Follow our financial resolutions for a financially fit lifestyle! Save automatically. Credit unions will automatically deduct a designated amount from your paycheck for deposit in savings. This is an essential step for those who are unlikely to save on their own. Remember, even small amounts add up! Save your raise. If you get a raise,

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Youth Member Promotions at Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union

At Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union, we take pride in serving individuals, families, and businesses. Our financial services are tailored to the needs of members, and we try to offer something for everyone. It’s never too early to start teaching your children about financial responsibility. People who learn how to save money and handle their

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A Safer and More Flexible Way To Grow Your Money

Unless you’ve been hiding out in the mountains with no access to the Internet, TV or radio, you are aware of what’s been going on with Wall Street. Namely, the stock market has been up and down like a drunken yo-yo. Such volatility is nothing new, but it’s definitely not for the faint-of-heart – and

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How Financial Guidance can be Beneficial

Creating a plan for managing finances is important at every stage of life. It is not always easy to implement and follow because unexpected expenses can crop up at any time, and job situations can change, especially when the economy takes a downturn. Financial guidance can assist you in changing your habits by offering various

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Smart Tips on Planning for Retirement

Many people have set goals for their retirement. Others don’t even want to think about it. It is important to consider what sources of income and savings will be available when planning for retirement. Building a money reserve is one of the most important aspects of this planning process. Experts advise people to start as

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The Benefits of Direct Deposit

Most people are familiar with the idea of direct deposit. You fill out a little form with your employer, perhaps attach a voided check, and a few weeks later, your paycheck stops coming in the mail and begins showing up directly in your account. It’s a simple little idea, but it has a lot of

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What’s Your Money Personality?

Everyone thinks of money differently. Perhaps your grandmother clipped coupons and watched every penny, while your neighbor never seems to think about tomorrow when he has money today, while “you” love to dream about your retirement to a tropical paradise someday. The way you think about money (the type of money personality you possess), becomes

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Choosing A Credit Counselor

Does your credit card balance increase each month, even though you make payments? Are debt collectors calling you? Do you run out of money before your next paycheck? If your answers to these questions are “yes,” then you should consider finding a credit counselor to help you get your finances back on track. Just know

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