Personal Money Management

How to Survive Divorce Financially After 50

How to Survive Divorce Financially After 50
The unpleasantness of divorce, for many people, is somewhat mitigated by the financial freedoms of no longer being married. A newly divorced person now has complete control of his or her own finances, even if she has to pay alimony. If this applies t

How to Account for Fixed Assets With GAAP

How to Account for Fixed Assets With GAAP
Proper accounting of assets is essential to a company's financial reporting. In accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP, a company reports all assets on its balance sheet. The balance sheet is a listing of the company's asse

How to Donate Coins to UNICEF

How to Donate Coins to UNICEF
Known simply at the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF stands for United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund. UNICEF works in more than 150 countries to get children clean water, nutrition, health care, emergency relief, education and

How to Buy a Car From Owner

How to Buy a Car From Owner
Buying a car from the owner can benefit you and the owner. Cars bought from an owner are typically cheaper than a car bought from a dealership, but they come with no warranty or guarantee. No matter where you purchase a car you should be prepared to

How to Buy a Discounted Membership to AAA

How to Buy a Discounted Membership to AAA
The advantages of AAA membership are numerous. You get the benefits of roadside assistance, discounts with thousands of retailers, travel planning services and insurance deals, plus extra incentives depending on your membership level. To sweeten the

How to Petition for Final Accounting and Distribution of Estate

How to Petition for Final Accounting and Distribution of Estate
The first step in theprobateprocess is the filing of an application with the probate court in the county where the decedent lived. You'll ask the court to appoint you as the "personal representative." This puts you in charge of taking inventory

How to Check Your Food Stamp Balance Online

How to Check Your Food Stamp Balance Online
Food stamps are part of the U.S. government's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, run by the Department of Agriculture. SNAP benefits are applied to an Electronic Benefits Card that works much like a bank card. Forty-two states and territories

How to Calculate Welfare Benefits

How to Calculate Welfare Benefits
Low-income families in the United States can apply for welfare benefits from the state in which each resides. Welfare benefits can provide cash assistance, help buy food or cover medical costs. You can calculate your potential welfare benefits by usi

How to Wire Money to Vietnam

How to Wire Money to Vietnam
The cheapest way to wire money to someone in Vietnam is to arrange a bank money transfer from an outside bank to one in Vietnam.If the intended recipient has an account at a Vietnamese bank, it may be best to send it to that bank. Otherwise, consider

How to Buy Repossessed Storage Units

How to Buy Repossessed Storage Units
Storage companies put a clause in their contracts that allows them to sell the contents of a unit if the lessee does not pay his monthly bill for a certain period of time. The storage companies sell the contents of storage lockers through auctions an

How to Learn the Value of Money

How to Learn the Value of Money
Money, obviously, is required to purchase almost every good or service. But sometimes people forget the value of money because they either have a lot of it or because they don't understand what money really represents. Understanding the value of mone

How to Create Good Money Karma

How to Create Good Money Karma
How to Create Good Money Karma. Sanskrit for "act" or "action," karma refers to the universal law of cause and effect. What we send into the universe is what the universe gives back to us. Our thoughts and energy concerning money come

How to Split a Living Trust After Death

How to Split a Living Trust After Death
For a living trust to be effective, the creator of the trust (grantor) must create and notarize a trust document as well as transfer ownership of select assets into the living trust. An asset is an item that can be easily converted into cash. A trust

How to Avoid Legal Problems and Protect Yourself When Selling a Car in Texas

How to Avoid Legal Problems and Protect Yourself When Selling a Car in Texas
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has established rules for transferring car ownership to a new buyer. You can protect yourself when selling a vehicle by having all documents and records in order and following the DMV's rules to the letter. If y

How to Set Up an Excel Spreadsheet for a Joint Bank Account

How to Set Up an Excel Spreadsheet for a Joint Bank Account
It doesn’t take much for a joint bank account to get disorganized with both you and your spouse purchasing, depositing and writing checks out of it. It is so important to get organized and find a way to keep track of everything so that you know your

How to Do a Job Search for Unemployment

How to Do a Job Search for Unemployment
When you start receiving unemployment benefits, you're required to look for work each week. Usually you need to contact at least two different employers each week. The unemployment office can ask to see your job search efforts at any time and can req

How to Sell David Yurman Jewelry

How to Sell David Yurman Jewelry
David Yurman jewelry, with stores across the United States and around the globe, has secured its place in fashion through intricate pieces, strong marketing and celebrity fans such as Kate Moss and Brad Pitt. New pieces are sold exclusively at David

How to Sell a Car With Problems

How to Sell a Car With Problems
If you have a car that has some mechanical or cosmetic problems, it can be difficult to sell it. When you do attempt to sell a car with problems, you cannot sell it for as much as you otherwise could. Disclosing all of the problems up front is the mo

How to Deal With a Car When Someone Dies

How to Deal With a Car When Someone Dies
There's a lot to deal with when a loved one passes away. If there's a car involved, the process can be simple or complex based on various factors. Some issues that determine how the car is inherited include the vehicle's title, the will, the state's

How to Change Old Bank Notes

How to Change Old Bank Notes
No matter the date of issue, U.S. currency is always legal tender, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. This doesn't always mean you can spend old currency, because stores and merchants don't have to accept them. If you have a stash of
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