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Do you know where your money goes? My dollars seem to disappear … I hand some here, give some there, purchase an item, write a check, use my Debit Card and then wonder where did it go?
If you use Mint.com, you can track your spending habits over the course of a day, week, month and year. You can create a budget, review your savings and prepare taxes using this free software.
If you have financial goals you want to accomplish, Mint.com will send you a daily email so you can track your progress on their secure site.
Listen and Learn!
Another way to educate yourself about finances is to check out Clark Howard. His podcasts, radio shows, blogs, newsletters and website are full of information about products, loans, mortgages, interest rates, insurance, vehicles and on and on. Listen as you sit at your pc or download to your mp3 player.
Dave Ramsey also has a website that offers financial suggestions, motivation and hope! He advocates paying off your bills, step by step, as a way to get control over your life. His energy and information comes through loud and clear on his radio station. Check him out too.
- Mint.com offers mortgage search but not through partner Zillow (agentgenius.com)
- Clark Howard Nails It: The Country is “Sailing Up Denial” About Taxing Our Way Out of Debt (thehalshow.wordpress.com)
- Mint.com: Personal finance made easy (socialmedia.biz)
- HOW TO: Use Mint.com To Track Your Finances Online (businessinsider.com)