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Fair Wage: Which Careers are Still the Worst Paid for Women?

The topic of fair wages for the sexes has been a hot button issue since the women’s movement in the early 70’s. Activists continue to raise awareness, which has been able to make a small impact, and though women have earned these nominal gains, the fight is ongoing. A New Jersey Harassment Attorney says wage… Read more »

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Five Tips To Plan Your Dream Wedding Without Breaking The Bank

  Everyone wants to have the wedding of their dreams, but a storybook union can cost tens of thousands of dollars with the price of decorations, wedding attire, and a professional photographer included. There are some key things that any couple can do to minimize the cost of the wedding without sacrificing the experience. A… Read more »

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A Smart Woman Saves Money

  A smart woman saves money, no matter what bills are due.  We find ways to save money, no matter how small the amount is.  We use coupons, we barter, we hit tag sales, shop at consignment stores and we even find free stuff that others  want to give away.   We collect cans and turn… Read more »

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Finding Ways To Create Additional Revenue

In these tight financial times, women are being creative and finding additional ways to make money to help support themselves and their families. Crafts for sale.  People make everything from from bags to jewelry – to pottery to paintings.  There are craft fairs galore during the beautiful summer months.  Perhaps you can tap into some… Read more »

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Not Too Soon to Worry About Tax Time!

Even though we are in the middle of summer, we still need to keep on track with our upcoming tax filing in the spring.   If you are self-employed and own your own business, you already have tax accountants like a russalleninc.com working with you to keep you on track.  Depending on whether or not… Read more »

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Are They Going To Garnish Your Wages?

Garnishment is a last-ditch effort at debt collection.  This hits where it hurts because your money will be taken from you before you even get it and this will make dealing with your budget – or what’s left of your paycheck – very challenging. If you are facing debt that can’t readily be paid, the… Read more »

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Credit & Collections – Know Your Rights

You are responsible for your debts. If you fall behind in paying your creditors or an error is made on your account, you may be contacted by a “debt collector.” A debt collector is any person, other than the creditor, who regularly collects debts owed to others. This includes lawyers who collect debts on a… Read more »

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Life After Bankruptcy

So you did it.  All of your debt was discharged – banquished — banished.  If you have a home or a car, negotiations were made through to court for you to keep those things.  Without the weight of additional debt, you are in a better position to pay for those items and to save money… Read more »

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Should You File Bankruptcy?

Reprinted from:  http://lawhelp.org   Do you have problems paying your debts? Are you threatened with garnishment, foreclosure or repossession? If so, you may want to consider bankruptcy as a way to deal with these problems. You have the right under federal law to file for bankruptcy relief from your creditors. Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding… Read more »

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Interested in Working From Home?

The economy has changed greatly.  Full-time jobs are disappearing and being replaced with part-time jobs.  The solution to making ends meet is rapidly becoming to have two, even three part-time positions.  The internet provides additional ways to create revenue for yourself. We are going to run a series on work from home opportunities.  Take note… Read more »

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Taking Steps to Repair Your Credit Score

Repairing bad credit takes time.  There is no quick solution.  The way to repair your credit and improve your credit score is to do so over time by responsibly managing your debt.  You have to fix your accumulating history before your score will move upward. Here are some things you can do right away –… Read more »

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How Important Is Your Credit Score?

With the majority of jobs available being part-time, people have become increasingly dependent on using their credit cards.  It is very important that you understand your credit reports and your credit. What Is A Credit Score? When you use credit, you are borrowing money that you promise to pay back within a specified period of… Read more »