Chances are divorce left your budget a little lop-sided, with much less monthly income to use in your current lifestyle. Now is the time to re-evaluate your budget, not months later when you've gotten deeper into debt and your credit has been ruined.Should I get a divorce? A budget for the newly single.via www.visualeconomics.com
You may not think of your credit score as treasure, but it is. Good credit is the foundation to being able to afford the things you want a home, a car and loans for pretty much everything else.To help you get there, Go banking rates gave you a map of how to find your own credit score treasure.via www.gobankingrates.com
via Crisisofcredit.comThe Short and Simple Story of the Credit Crisis.
Using credit cards comes with plenty of traps, but none is as deep — or easy to fall into — as minimum payments. Card issuers make it seem so easy: even if you owe thousands of dollars, you could settle that monthly bill with a minimum payment that’s just a small percentage of your actual balance. Minimum payments can be as low as 1.5%, so you could pay less than $100 on a balance that’s in the four digits!
This visualization of the disastrous effects of making minimum payments.