HOUSTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is National Financial Literacy Month, and the perfect opportunity to take steps toward better finances. In honor of the 30 days of the year dedicated to financial literacy, the experts at Money Management International (MMI) offers a thirty-step path to help individuals and families improve their overall financial well-being.
FinancialLiteracyMonth.com offers a fresh approach to money management with a simple 30-step path to financial wellness. Each step provides detailed, interactive ways to increase financial know-how and improve finances for today and in the future. Helpful tools available on the site include income and debt worksheets, customizable financial goal certificates, expense trackers, and more.
Make the most of this year's National Financial Literacy Month! Visit FinancialLiteracyMonth.com and commit to accomplishing the following four financial improvements over the next thirty-days:
- Assess your financial situation - A simple quiz can help you understand your current financial position. Knowing where you are today will help you determine the best path toward meeting your financial goals.
- Get organized - Getting your financial house organized is a great way to begin on a clear path toward financial wellness.
- Set priorities – Understanding the difference between needs and wants will help you establish financial priorities and set realistic goals.
- Live on a budget – Spending less than you earn is easier said than done, but a solid budget is the most important element of any successful financial plan.
"Changing your financial habits and your relationship with money can be hard work, but the payoff is priceless," said Jo Kerstetter, vice president of education for Money Management International. "The important thing to remember while on your thirty-day journey to financial freedom is to stay flexible. Revisit your financial plan often and make changes as needed."
About Money Management International
Money Management International (MMI) is a nonprofit, full-service credit-counseling agency, providing confidential financial guidance, financial education, counseling and debt management assistance to consumers since 1958. MMI helps consumers trim their expenses, develop a spending plan and repay debts. Counseling is available by appointment in brand offices and 24/7 by telephone and Internet. Services are available in English or Spanish. To learn more, call 800.432.7310 or visit www.MoneyManagement.org.
SOURCE Money Management International