The global non-profit One Economy Corporation wants to use technology to bring financial security and independence to disadvantaged people. Visit their Beehive page to get help with all kinds of life skills including attending to health issues, finding a job, filing taxes, leaning how to manage money and even buying a house. This cheerful site even offers tips for dealing with home foreclosure.
In Spanish: http://www.thebeehive.org/es.
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Let’s face it: We’re not born knowing how to handle money. The One Economy Corporation starts from the beginning, explaining how to get a credit card, for example. The site’s Budget Builder Tool [http://www.thebeehive.org/money/spend-it/budget/budget-builder-tool] can help anyone to follow their money. There are some tasty tax tips here, too.
Making a budget can seem an impossible drag. Still, it’s so necessary for keeping solvent in tough times. J.D. Roth of Get Rich Slowly outlines his simple method. In addition to getting out of debt, he recommends spending no more than 50% of a monthly budget on needs like utilities and housing. 20% goes into savings and the remaining 30% goes to “wants” like vacations and dining out.
Lots of folks are writing on the Web about how to wrestle with personal finances. Turn to these blogs and newsletters for advice about how to invest, save money, and eliminate debt. In 2004, Portland, Ore.’s J. D. Roth had $35,000 of consumer debt. No longer! Follow Roth’s blog Get Rich Slowly for tips to do as he did: Eliminate debt and establish a positive cash flow.
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Lots of folks are writing on the Web about how to wrestle personal finances. Turn to these blogs and newsletters for advice about investing, saving money, and eliminating debt.
In 2004, Portland, Oregon’s J.D. Roth had $35,000 of consumer debt. Follow his blog for tips to do as he did: eliminate debt and establish a positive cash flow.
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