Housing counseling can help with foreclosure issues/concerns


Since the financial crisis of 2007, housing issues continue to be a hot topic throughout the United States. Although the financial crisis has started to ease in parts of the country, millions of homeowners are still struggling and a growing number of current borrowers are paying more than 50% of their income for housing.


What should you do when your paycheck goes down?


You may notice that your current paycheck was a bit smaller in January 2013, as a result of the expiration of the temporary reduction in Social Security taxes.   This translates into more of your pay going to Social Security and less in your take home amount.

Counselor Corner: Set Five Easy Personal Finance Goals for the New Year


Fiscal cliff discussions are back on the table, which should have everyone on notice that 2013 will be a very important year, when it comes to personal finance decisions. Many people will make resolutions to manage their personal finances better, and whether that means saving more, or setting up a personal budget, the suggestions can get overwhelming.