Monthly Archives: December 2015

You Need a Plan

Even you’re scraping by on a minimum-wage job, you need a budget. The basic plan is pretty straightforward: Total your income from all sources Estimate you total expenses Calculate the difference If the difference is negative, you need to figure out how to fix that! You can either increase your income, or decrease the outgo, or both. The easiest way is usually to decrease your outgo. If you have been caught up in the credit card trap, the first step […]