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.)
If your dark circles aren’t quite this adorable, you don’t have to grin and bear it. Try these (en)lightening strategies to minimize them.