Most families divvy up the workload. Sometimes tasks are allocated by "men's work"
versus "women's work". Even when there has been a lot of sharing, the fact is that surviving men, women, and
children are often faced not knowing how to do something because they didn't
have to. Unless you're wealthy enough to accord maids, accountants, etc. this
information is for you.
|Balance your checkbook: If you want to make it easy on yourself
(and you do), get online billing through your bank and download it into
one of the popular personal finance software packages like Quicken.
you're faced with doing it the old-fashioned checkbook-and-calculator way,
here's a step-by-step process:
- Banking Basics - How to Balance Your Checkbook.|
|Change the oil in your car: First, remember to check the oil every
3-4 fill-ups. If you want to save some money, here's how to change it as
well: How to
change the oil in your car.|
|Settle the estate: Get a good lawyer. You'll save money (and a
lot of pain and suffering) in the long run.|
|Financial planning: Everything's different now. You'll need to
reassess insurance, retirement planning, and investments.|
|Electrical work: You need to survive. Don't touch it.|