I found this article by Eileen Alt Powell, which offers tips on getting your financial act together. I think getting organized is the first step to moving towards building wealth. Most likely, if you aren’t organized, you probably don’t know what you own or what you owe.
Although the article didn’t mention it, one of the tools for helping you assess where you are financially is the net worth statement, which I have written about in a five-part series. You can read them here: