Unexpected expenses can make you or break you, especially when your credit cards are maxed out, your savings are depleted and it’s not a pay week at your job. It can be a challenge to find extra money within your already stretched budget to accommodate these extra expense, at times, this can seem like an impossible task. Use these methods as a guide to covering unexpected financial expenses when they occur, while preparing for any emergencies in the future.
Although experts advocate against cash advances, sometimes it may seem like the only alternative to a bad situation. These types of loans are based upon your paycheck from your employer and can grant you up to fifty percent of your upcoming paycheck. Beware, if these loans are not paid on time than high interest rates will be applied to the loan and aggressive collection techniques may be taken against you.
Most companies require a statement of your last paycheck, a post dated check for the amount of the loan as well as a print out of the balance from your bank account that you use most.
Sometimes the only option may be to borrow money from a friend or family member for a short period of time. Be sure to explain the need for the funds and create a repayment schedule that you can abide by. This is a great time to earn trust from a friend or family member by ensuring the total is paid back in full.
Money is what makes the world go around. It is practically impossible to do anything without spending nowadays. Even if you decide to lock yourself up in your home, you will still be accumulating bills – food, utilities, rent, or mortgage.
Before you go out shopping for credit lines, make sure you are earning, or have sufficient income coming into your household from other sources. The golden rule is never to overspend or buy impulsively.
Having bad credit is a stigma that can stay with you for several years. It is hard to rebuild credit because it takes time, patience, and a lot of control. It is something you should avoid at all costs.
How do you build an excellent credit history? First of all, get your free annual credit report from the credit bureau. Check for mistakes or false claims. Do not think it is impossible for mistakes to happen. For instance, you could have given out your credit card number online when you were making a purchase. It is possible that some unscrupulous person got hold of your number, and made several huge purchases under your name.