investmentsIn the aftermath of the recent recession, many families are struggling to deal with one or more financial stressors, many can barely keep their heads above water. The idea of finding dry land again and achieving some level of financial health is a pipe dream.

One thing the recession has proved is that there is a way out. It is likely to be a slow and, at times, painful process, but just as various industries have started to recover, many individuals and households are slowly making their way out of debt, unemployment and foreclosure to find financial stability.

Steps to Financial Health

#1 – Identify Financial Goals

People need to sit down and decide what they want to accomplish with their money. … Read the rest