What’s Behind Most Personal Bankruptcies Today?

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Here at Your Family Finances we are constantly telling you the importance of saving for emergencies, investing and saving for retirement. But sometimes events beyond your control can make even these precautions inadequate causing some people the … [Continue reading]

Affordable Accents: Renovating Your Home on a Dime

Bathroom Makeover

Owning your a home allows you the ability to renovate without having to get someone elses permission. Here are some tips to renovate your home without paying an arm and a leg. Accented Cabinets The kitchen is one place many homeowners want to … [Continue reading]

Budget Bash: Throw Your Holiday Parties for Less

Party on a Budget

A holiday party is a fun way to bring people you care about together, whether it’s your friends and family or employees at your business. The problem is that by the time you pay for the space, the food, the drinks and any entertainment, you could be … [Continue reading]

How Young Families Can Move Past the Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck Phase

Get past living Paycheck to paycheck

When first starting out, many families get in over their heads, in their rush to buy a home and get established. This often results in a lack of savings for emergencies and living "paycheck to paycheck". When you live paycheck to paycheck, it can … [Continue reading]

5 Facts that Demystify Selling a Large Home

Selling Luxury Real Estate

Larger homes not only have a limited market due to cost, but each tends to be unique in its own way. They can stay on the market longer because they need just the right buyer. Many luxury home sellers tend to get impatient and let their property go … [Continue reading]

How Much Do You Know About Life Insurance?

Life Insurance

Insurance isn't exciting or flashy, but it is absolutely necessary if you want to provide for your family in those times when it feels like the rug has been pulled out from under you. Many forms of insurance are required, for instance, most lending … [Continue reading]

On Top of Things: Financing Roof Repairs before the Winter Months

Roof Repairs

If your roof shows signs of damage or wear, now is the time to get if fixed. Once the snow and ice build up on your roof, every thaw means running water that can creep into the tiniest cracks and gaps. The water can also re-freeze and expand, making … [Continue reading]

Not Saving Enough?

Consignment Shopping

Most American families understand that they should be saving more on an intellectual level but somehow they never quite make it there. According to Market Watch "Approximately 62% of Americans have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts and 21% … [Continue reading]