Financial Health Steps – #26: Protect yourself by performing financial check-ups — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

This is the 26th in the series started here following a 30-step program in financial literacy over at the FinancialLiteracyMonth.com website.

Here’s from their Step #26:

Being in charge of the family’s finances is an awesome responsibility.  In addition to providing your family with the basic necessities of life, you may feel responsible for their overall financial well-being.

What happens to your family if something happens to you, to your house, to your car?  This post helps you review what insurance you do and don’t have, and consider whether you want to prioritize your goals differently.

Earlier posts in the series: #1: Commitment to change, #2: Assess your financial situation, #3: Clearing out financial clutter, #4: Set yourself up for success, #5: Get copies of your credit reports, #6: Clean up your credit report, #7: Make your money count, #8: Identify your starting point, #9: Do You Pass the Debt Test?, #10: Set your priorities, #11: Set SMART financial goals, #12: Set short-, mid-, and long-term goals, #13: Paying down debt is a smart financial move, #14: Expect the unexpected, #15: Securing your financial future, #16: Make a commitment, #17: Save for your goals, #18: Where does all the money go?, #19: Identify and document all your fixed monthly expenses, #20: Identify and plan for periodics, #21: Document your spending, #22: Identify ways to reduce spending, #23: Save money on groceries, #24: Share a tip for change, #25: Document your desired spending

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