With weather forecasters issuing warnings to millions of people living in the Northeast Monday and Tuesday of this week, we gathered up five ways to help your wallet during a blizzard to share with anyone who lives in the affected areas.
1. Snowed in? Clean closets and list your stuff on eBay.
2. File your taxes. Get your refund early and pay off high interest debt.
3. Shovel snow for seniors in your neighborhood. Don’t price gouge. Asking $10 – $20 is reasonable.
4. Make a plan to finally pay off your credit card debt in 2015. Call InCharge for help. We’re based in Orlando, Florida and we’ll be open through the blizzard. (Phone: 1.877.251.1887 or Online: Website)
5. While you wait for the snow to melt, take one item in your budget and comparison shop online. see how much you can save each month on your cell phone, cable bill, or car insurance.
SHARE with how you’re preparing your wallet for Blizzard 2015 on social media! Use the hashtag #BeInCharge and tag us @InChargeDebtSolutions so we can find you.
Important Links to Share:
NWS: Simple Steps To Stay Safe
BBB: Tips to Consider Before Hiring a Snow Removal Contractor
In his 40-plus-year newspaper career, George Morris has written about just about everything -- Super Bowls, evangelists, World War II veterans and ordinary people with extraordinary tales. His work has received multiple honors from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press and the Louisiana Press Association. He avoids debt when he can and pays it off quickly when he can't, and he's only too happy to suggest how you might do the same.
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