From Mess to Master: 7 Essential Steps for Organizing Your FinancesI used to be such a financial mess. I would go months and months without even looking at my accounts. I had no idea what I really owed because it was easier to be blissfully unaware and in denial than to face reality. And my poor organization went on for years because I really didn't want to change my ways until I was finally ready, but that's a whole other story!
Being financially unorganized can be detrimental to your finances, your credit, and your future. It is important to take steps to get organized if you have been losing bills, missing payments, and totally overwhelmed by the thought of budgeting.
Click through for 7 steps you can take today to revamp your budget and financial life …
1. Have Supplies on Hand
Invest in the right supplies to get organized. If you can't afford a filing cabinet, at least buy a box of manila folders and a milk crate. Have a calculator, a notebook, a pen, and a marker handy. These are the basics to get started. There is no need to invest inRead More »from 7 Essential Steps for Organizing Your Finances