My co-workers and I used this approach when I worked for Social Security.
We made a large margarita glass on poster board and colored it in weekly to show our progress. When we reached our goal we celebrated.
Yep, you guessed it -- we went out for margaritas. It made the job fun, provided us with short and long term goals, created team spirit and provided us with a reward when we achieved our goal.
But, you have a car? Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin. Also, I'm in the US, and I just happen to know what a fortnight is. If they did, I and many others would be out of business. Grant Sabatier.
Pay the minimum on all accounts except the account with the smallest balance and pay as much as you can on that account. Once the first account is paid off, reward yourself and your family with a day together doing something fun.
There are lots of things you can do together in your local area for little or no cost. Next, tackle your second smallest account — pay more than the minimum payment plus the money you were paying on the account you just paid off.
Now -- about rewarding yourself. Once your credit card debt is paid off, get a credit card that offers some type of reward.
Put all your monthly expenditures on your credit card phone, cable TV, cell phone, insurance, etc. List each account and how much you owe.
During my 26 years working for the Social Security Administration I met thousands of women who experienced financial difficulties resulting from a personal crisis — husb Find out where your money is going. This should be a family project — if your kids spend money.
Treasury securities, which have a safe haven status. China needs the U.
Although it has cut its holdings in U. The amount, however, is only around 5 per cent of the U. Much of the rest of the debt is owned by individual investors, corporations and other public entities, including the Chinese government.
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