The FAFSA is free to complete and there is help provided throughout the application. Several websites offer help filing the FAFSA for a fee. These sites are not endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education. We urge you not to pay for assistance that you can get for free at the official government website: fafsa.gov.
Growing your savings account is always a good financial goal, so setting up a budget that allows for saving a fixed amount of money every month is key. In your budget, add an amount of money for saving and treat that like a bill that you have to pay every month.
It can happen to anyone with a credit card, the realization that their credit card debt has gotten out of control. Occasionally a single event, such as a medical emergency or vehicle repair, may be the cause for the start of credit card debt.
Summer is coming to an end, but there’s still time to go out and have some fun in the sun. Summer usually sees an increase in the amount of money spent on entertainment and even utilities due to water usage and cooling expenses.
Whether it’s getting prepared to leave town for a final year of college or preparing the little one for the first day of preschool or kindergarten, the end of summer brings new expenses and the possibility of adding to your credit card debt.
When setting up a budget, some expenses are hard to forget, like your mortgage or rent, car payments, or cell phone bill. Though these expenses are obvious, there are others that are often overlooked.