Miss Money Bee is a personal finance blog that helps household decision makers – specifically women and moms – to make smart financial choices in their everyday lives. Whether you need debt and credit management advice or seasonal budgeting tips, we’ve got you covered!
July 22, 2016
The news on retirement planning and readiness can be bleak. Many fear that Social Security will run out by the time they leave the workforce. But with the right strategy and a solid financial plan, it is quite possible to retire successfully. Here are 8 Secrets gathered from the experiences of those on the cusp of retirement.
The True Cost to Tie the Knot
The cost of an average wedding now tops $30,000 but that’s only if you pay for everything in cash. We break down each type of expense you’ll encounter as you tie the knot to see what happens to the total cost if you put the purchases on a credit card with 15% APR and make only minimum payments.
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July 15, 2016
Mark C. filed for bankruptcy in 2004. Fast forward to a couple years and Mark would find himself drowning in credit card debt. Adamant on not going down the bankruptcy route a second time, he opted for credit counseling and reached out to Consolidated Credit for help. See how the debt management program helped Mark avert bankruptcy and get a fresh start.
July 12, 2016
Downsizing to tiny houses is all the rage now, but is it really as cost-effective and beneficial as some TV shows would have you believe? We look closely at what it takes to simplify your life to fit comfortably in a tiny house and find big challenges may stand in your way.
July 8, 2016
A pristine credit report is paramount if you want to qualify for loans at the best interest rates. It is for this reason that an annually check up is vital in achieving and maintaining good credit health. If your report contains errors and discrepancies, we have some instructions on how to care for and clean your report to achieve a spotless credit profile.