If your New Year’s resolution is to get your finances in order, these guidelines will help you get started.
In this economy — and especially during this time of year — many of us are facing our very own fiscal cliff. While we may not be able to raise revenue as easily as the federal government can, these five steps may help you reach solvency and put savings in the bank, financial planners say. Once you’re free of debt and ready to grow your savings, you can look to financial services companies for investment advice. Good luck!
With extra pounds of holiday cheer and New Year's resolutions to keep, consider some of these ways to stay in shape during the winter months!
Editor's Note: This article was originally published on Jan. 1, 2011. Information about fitness events have been updated to reflect 2013 dates. Every year many Americans pack on a few extra pounds during the holidays. Over indulging on holiday ham, Christmas cookies and eggnog are great ways to add a few inches the waist line. Another time honored holiday tradition is the stock resolution to "lose weight" or "exercise more" in the New Year. Unfortunately for those looking to shed the holiday pounds or start the year off on the right foot, the holidays fall smack in the middle of winter, a time when the sub-zero temperatures make sitting on the couch with a cup of hot chocolate a more appealing venture. Instead of falling victim to post …