Some people feel they will never dig themselves out of financial debt. The stress and physical demand of raising a family, working a demanding job and keeping up with life's little lessons. Financial experts say that good health can become a strong asset in your future even if you have a chronic medical problem.
THE FOLLOWING TIPS MAY HELP TO TACKLE LOWERING YOUR DEBT IN 2015
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- PAY AS YOU GO- Do not use your credit card on a daily basis. Cash or debit card should be used.
- NO STORE CARD- They typically charge 20% or more in interest per month. If you do have several store cards, pay off the cards with the highest interest rate with more than the minimum
- EMERGENCY FUND- Try to save a little each month. If you do not have to use the money, the fund will continue to grow.
- EDUCATION- Educate yourself and become financially literate. Having up to date knowledge on all financial functions is the best way to trouble shoot in the economy we live in today.
- PRIMARY CARE- Get your yearly physical and have routine follow up appointments. If you have a Chronic Medial condition like high blood pressure, diabetes, sickle cell anemia, etc.
June Grant-Stafford, MSN, RN