The Illinois CPA Society is making New Year's resolutions a bit easier for all of us in 2011. They have suggested a number of things to improve your personal finances during the year. Check out this short list from the Society for things you might want put your financial house in order:
Start Saving. Could you take the $50 you just spent on that sweater and save it instead? Cut back on downloads or dining out? Review what you spent money on in 2010 for ideas on places to cut back.
Set a reachable goal. Whether it's getting out of debt or buying a home, plan to accomplish something with your money in 2011. Put away a small amount each month towards your goal.
Save it for a rainy day. My Grandmother always told me to put a little money back in case I needed it later. Apparently the Illinois CPAs agree! Prepare for a layoff or […]
Y Drive Limousine Service is offering a three-hour party bus tour of the Delevan, WI Christmas lights tomorrow, December 19 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. The group will meet in the parking lot in front of Ben Franklin and leave from there for this festive night on the town. This is a wonderful way to see the lights with the entire family, especially since you won't have to drive yourself! Lots of couples and singles will be on board the bus as well. It is hard to drive and look at holiday lights at the same time!To make the trip even more special, hot chocolate and cookies will be provided. The cost is only $12.50 for adults and $7.50 for those 12 and under. Find our more by visiting www.YDriveLimo.com.
While you are in the area, come visit our Williams Bay homes at Bailey Estates. Gerstad Builders offers new homes in Williams Bay, WI in a country setting with city conveniences. Our community is just five […]
It is a great time to be looking at McHenry County new homes. Many builders are offering great incentives to buy now before the end of the year. And, of course, our Gerstad Homes are no exception! You'll definitely want to check out our December to Remember sale if you are thinking of buying before 2011. We are offering up to 50% off of upgrades and selections (up to $50,000)! Talk about special holiday wishes coming true!
However, another really important thing to check is your credit report. When was the last time you got a copy of it. . . if ever? It is a good idea to get a copy of your credit report and identify errors before you even walk in the door of a model home.
A recent post on the Equifax Personal Finance Blog reminds us that reporting agencies have up to 45 days to answer consumer concerns. This could really slow down your […]