5 Steps to Easier Family Finances

Alleviate stress and keep your financial house in order by following these six simple steps from Gettington.com to ensure that both partners are ready to take over the family finances whenever needed.

By Paula Drum from readersdigest.com
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    Know what's coming
    Do a full audit of your bills for a month to understand what is really coming in the mailbox or by email. An easy way to do this is to grab a big envelope and put every bill that you receive in that envelope (print the ones you receive online). After you pay the bill, put the statement back in the envelope. Then make a note of other bills that may be quarterly or annual, put those notes in your envelope too. This will provide a true picture of your recurring bills.

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