If a natural disaster, divorce, bankruptcy, or just back luck has taken a toll on your financial situation, you may be wondering what you can do to get back on your feet. There are many things that you need to do in order to know where to go from here.
Tip # 1 – Take stock
The first thing to do is to sit down and prepare a spreadsheet that lays out all of your finances. You will need to list out each checking or savings account, CD, IRA, and 401k plan that you have and how much money is in each account. This helps you to know where you can find money