Welcome to...Get In Charge
matter what life stage or lifestyle, we will all encounter financial
crossroads--can I afford this? Should I spend this
money or should I save it? Is this a good use of my
money? How do I dig myself out of a money mess? Even
the most well-intentioned of us get into financial trouble, or are
unsure of what questions to ask.
Get In Charge is for everyone who needs a bit of help with their money.
Here, you'll find related links to videos, free help
services, tip sheets,
local events, and more to help you plan better to save
better. We'll help
you better manage your money, understand your spending
habits, and regain control over your finances. Get
Ask Karen Gibbs...
The Student Loan Crisis
Class of 2013 will walk across the stage and accept their diplomas,
but they will be hobbled by crushing student loan debt.
- it’s quick, it’s convenient and if you are not careful,
it can get you into a little, or a lot of trouble. We’ve all been
tempted to spend money when we probably shouldn’t; we see something
we like, pull out the plastic, and in seconds flat, it’s ours.
Managing Your Debt...
today’s challenging economy it is easy to find yourself with mounting
bills and high credit card balances. Millions of Americans are facing
similar problems whether it is trying to pay the rent or mortgage, falling
behind on a car loan or simply trying to manage the costs of everyday