Articles tagged with: household budget
Ideally, the holiday season produces smiles and good cheer.But a few weeks after the year-end celebrations, smiles can turn to frowns with the arrival of credit card bills. Cold reality is typical of winter, especially if a consumer’s holiday spending went a little overboard.
Credit Counseling of Arkansas (CCOA) is a local nonprofit organization that provides free financial literacy counseling, education and services. For people who find themselves confronted with post-holiday debt, the agency recommends:
* Don’t fret! This is easier said than done, of course, but stress and self-doubt don’t enhance …