Simple steps to take control of your family's finances. Most of us are so busy living our day-to-day lives we don't always have time to think through important financial decisions. Written by top USA TODAY personal finance columnists Sandra Block and John Waggoner and reporter Kathy Chu, The Busy Family's Guide to Money cuts to the chase with real, practical financial solutions - fast. Learn how to rework the family budget or shop around for the best college savings account and get a handle on the most pressing financial issues your family faces. The book covers concise, sensible information on how to: discuss money with a spouse create a budget the family can stick to get the best mortgage take control of debt teach kids about money management get the most out of healthcare plan for college and retirement simplify investments and avoid mistakes You'll also find out how to claim kids as tax breaks, deal with major one-time expenses, save for retirement and protect your loved ones with basic legal documents. Filled with helpful charts, checklists and resources, The Busy Family's Guide to Money makes managing finances a snap!Some companies also pile on other feesafor example, $39 for a late payment or exceeding your credit limit. If youa#39;ve got a card ... If you cana#39;t yet pay off the outstanding balance, fear not, theya#39;ll keep sending you monthly bills. ac Own a home? ... If youa#39;ve had trouble making timely payments in the past, try paying the bill the absolute minute it arrives, or setting up an automatic payment plan. If you dona#39;t likeanbsp;...
|Title||:||Busy Family's Guide to Money|
|Publisher||:||Nolo - 2008-02-15|