Lewis & Clark cares about you and wants you to succeed and thrive through these tough economic times. To assist you and your family we have asked our professional financial consultants through EASE (your employee assistance program) to give us some recommendations to help you make the best economic decisions. Please see the top ten articles that they have recommended to many employees throughout the Portland area:
- 13 Tips for Tough Economic Times - Would you like to know what you can do to get ahead?
- Keeping the Peace in Your Relationships - Learn the three C’s of financial harmony and avoid fighting about money.
- Before you file for Bankruptcy, Consider Credit Counseling and Debtor Education - You do have alternatives.
- Important Questions to Ask When Choosing a Credit Counselor - Some tips to help you be a savvy consumer.
- Weather any Financial Storm with a Little Planning and a Positive Attitude - Some good advice to help you prepare for and possibly avoid a financial setback.
- How can I help a loved one who is looking for work? - How to develop the right attitude and resume for an uncertain economy.
- If a Friend or Relative Needs Financial Help, Do it the Right Way - Here are some questions to ask yourself before you lend a hand.
- Lowering Your Property Taxes: How Falling Home Prices Can Save You Money - Some good news that can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars a year in taxes.
- Are you Knee Deep In Debt? - You are not alone, but it doesn’t have to go from bad to worse.
- Managing Your Stress in Tough Economic Times - Do you feel additional stress and anxiety about your financial future?
Helpful Financial Sites
- 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy - Sponsored by the nation’s Certified Public Accountants - Information organized by lifecyle topics from Childhood (how to teach your children about money, budgeting, and investing) through Retirement and Estate Planning. Includes a section on Life Crisis.
- Mymoney.gov - Information is organized by helpful lifecycle topics including homeownership, paying for education, and responding to life events.
- Federal Citizen Information Center - Federal consumer information on a range of topics including money, health, housing, and much more.
- Ways to Save - by Reader’s Digest. Get priceless tips on how to save money when buying gas, food and more.
- A Teen’s Guide to Economics and Saving Money - recommended by Ms Clark’s class at Monument Charter School. Tips for teens to save money and learn how to be smart savers.
Publications of Interest