Financial stability is the goal of every family. How can you know that you’ve achieved financial stability? There are certain signs that will tell you when you achieve this goal. For one thing you must be consistently spending less than you earn so that you have a surplus of money, which gives you more control over your finances. Second, you must not be accumulating any new debt but paying down the ones you have. You should be able to make at least the minimum payments on your debts and something more. Sometimes you need a little help in making those decisions. The following resources can help.