Posts Tagged‘finance tips’

5 Steps For Taking Care Of Your Finances In Retirement

The best time to think about taking care of your finances in retirement is before you retire. This gives you time to arrange for your money to look after you. While you can, of course, take steps to take care of your finances if you’ve already retired, it will be far more challenging to secure enough money for all your needs. Here are five steps to take before you quit being an employee to set you on the path to a comfortable financial retirement. See how much you’ll get every month from social security. Using a paper copy of your…

Back in the Game: Financial Strategies to Bounce back from a Job Loss

Few things in life are as difficult to recover from as a job loss. It’s hard enough to save money for car repairs and appliances, let alone to have enough to sustain you when you’re unemployed. If you’ve ever been through something like this, you know how depressing it can get, especially when you can’t find work right away. Here are some financial strategies you can use to make the process easier. Develop a Plan The first thing to do is create a plan. Would you like to remain in the same field or have you been waiting for an…

What You Need to Know If Your Family’s Hit with A CPO

Source A CPO or compulsory purchase order is a legal procedure that grants specific bodies the ability to obtain land or property without getting the consent of the owner. Often it is enforced when there is a proposed build or development planned for the better of the people in that area. CPOs have been gaining a lot of media attention over the last few years as you will have seen through reports regarding the HS2 (High Speed Tail) route as well as the various football stadium developments across the country such as Liverpool or Tottenham. As you’d imagine, not all compulsory…

Room For Improvement: How To Rebuild Your Credit Score

A three-digit number known as your credit score can have a devastating effect on your lifestyle if it isn’t high enough. A low credit rating can affect your ability to secure a car loan, a mortgage or even an apartment. Low scores affect your interest rate, insurance premiums and in some cases, your employability. The good news is there are ways to improve your credit score, within a few months. Know where you stand Checking your own credit rating will give you a snapshot of where you stand on the scale at the moment. You can do this through a…