Financial Help for Everyday Money Worries
“I Can’t Cover My Bills Until I Have My Paycheck in Hand”
Most credit-card and many utility companies actually allow you to choose your due dates, so call each one and request that your deadline be switched to a day or two after the day you are typically paid. (And try to keep a small cushion in your checking account in case a bill is unexpectedly high one month.)
Everyone agrees embarrassment can be excruciating. But is the emotion all bad? Discover its surprising upside—and learn how to get over it more easily—with this expert advice for kids and adults.