Taking Control of Your Financial Health
by UCS Director of Finance Jill Doyle
Do you think your financial situation affects your health? Of course it does! If you’re not financially healthy, then you need to take control now!
Take things step by step to increase your financial health. Start by writing down how much you make and how much you spend. Be honest!! This simple first step can open your eyes to your true financial picture. There are many websites that can help you strengthen your financial muscle, such as wisebread.com. This site gives tips on “ frugal living in hard times”, “living large on a small budget” as well as many more ideas for improving your financial picture.
Another great website is davidramsey.com. His radio talk show and website are well known for being great resources for taking over control of your finances.
Do you know your credit score? Get a free credit report at annualcreditreport.com.
You don’t need to be the Director of Finance at UCS to know how to handle your money. So get out there and start working on your own financial health!