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Anyone who has been paying attention to the news in recent weeks understands that it’s difficult to watch or read anything without seeing items relating to the fiscal cliff issue. While that situation could prove to be a problem on different levels, that hasn’t stopped professionals from taking some time to attempt to predict what will happen with the economy in 2013 overall. After years of struggle that involved a deep recession followed by a very slow recovery, most of the outlooks for the forthcoming year are positive in nature.
Clearly, that is good news for everyone and the hope is that these predictions and analyses prove to be accurate. Everyone benefits when the economy grows. Given that possibility, below you will find some suggestions regarding how you can make 2013 a positive year for you in a financial sense. Anyone who is ready to put any lingering financial problems in the past should seek the immediate advice of experienced San Diego bankruptcy lawyers as soon as possible.
The first step towards making a plan for any defined period of time is to look ahead to make sure that any events that are on the horizon are accounted for properly. For instance, when someone looks to plan for finances in 2013, he or she should obtain an idea of what his or her tax return will look like, whether or not any large purchases such as a home or a vehicle will be made or whether any other event that will affect the bottom line will come to fruition. Surprises when it comes to finances can be positive, but those negative surprises can be devastating.
In recent years as the recession has taken hold of the American economy, very few people were able to take steps to save money. Savings accounts, retirement accounts and investment accounts all dwindled in value and in contributions by the account owners. If the economy is on the rebound, now is the time to work to put away even a small percentage of your income for the future. Doing so now could turn out to be a very good idea if all of the markets rebound both this year and in the future.
Most financial planners will tell you that one of the first steps towards building and maintaining wealth is to eliminate debt. Millions of people could benefit substantially from working to eliminate ‘bad’ debt such as that which is tied to credit cards, old medical bills or other types of debt. Sometimes these can be paid off over time, but in other situations they need to be eliminated with some help.
If you are ready to put yourself on the road to recovery in 2013 and you need to do so by getting rid of some debt, you need to seek the help of San Diego bankruptcy lawyers who have been helping clients do just that for many years. Contact the Golden State Law Group today to schedule a free initial consultation.