Monthly Archives: May, 2009

Financial Health Steps – #8: Identify your starting point — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

This is #8 in the series started here following a 30-step program in financial literacy over at the FinancialLiteracyMonth.com website. Here’s from their Step #8: Calculating your net worth is as simple as comparing what you owe (liabilities) and what you own (assets). One thing to keep in mind is that, when they think about […]

Financial Health Steps – #7: Make your money count — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

This is #7 in the series started here following a 30-step program in financial literacy over at the FinancialLiteracyMonth.com website. Here’s from their Step #7: To develop an accurate picture of the amount of money you will have in the future, take a look back. It’s always good to have a decent sense of where […]

Financial Health Steps – #6: Clean up your credit report — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

This is next in the series started here following a 30-step program in financial literacy over at the FinancialLiteracyMonth.com website. Here’s from their Step #6: If you find an error on your credit reports, you’ll need to know your rights. This post overviews your rights under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act  if there are […]

Financial Health Steps – #5: Get copies of your credit reports — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

This is the next in the series started here following a 30-step program in financial literacy over at the FinancialLiteracyMonth.com website. Here’s from their Step #5: Your credit reports can provide a snapshot of your overall financial situation.  Reviewing your credit reports for accuracy can also help you to identify errors or fraudulent activity. You […]

Financial Health Steps – #4: Set yourself up for success — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

This is the fourth in the series started here following a 30-step program in financial literacy over at the FinancialLiteracyMonth.com website. Here’s from their Step #4: While all members should be aware of the family’s overall financial situation, choosing one person to conduct the day-to-day financial tasks is a good way to stay on top […]