Personal Finance

Fixing Your Financial Foundation

Fixing Your Foundation

We all know how we got into the situation we're in now -- overextended credit, bad mortgages, unethical trading practices on Wall Street. But it's time to move on, rebuild your life and to even thrive. The first step is to take a realistic and honest look at the decisions you make now and in the months to come.

Everyone wants the American Dream -- and it is possible, but not in the "have it all now" mentality that pervaded the wild days of excesses that caused the current economic crisis, with people relying too heavily on credit and making poor decisions with home buying and overusing credit.

Carmen and her experts take looks at the ways in which you can rebuild the foundation of your life and finances and to maintain it.