Posted on August 16, 2018
How soon is too soon to talk to your kids or grandkids about money?
If they are old enough to ask for a toy or a bike, they are old enough to start learning financial lessons that will last a lifetime.
The best financial lessons are part of everyday experience. Look for opportunities to talk about money, read books aloud and play games that center around spending money wisely. Be open and honest when you discuss your financial experiences—good or bad....Read more
Posted on February 22, 2018
According to the Internal Revenue Service,more than 70 percent of the nation’s taxpayers received a tax refund averaging nearly $3,000 in 2017 and will get a similar amount this year. Tax season is the perfect time to hit the reset button on your finances. Your refund can help put you on the right path towards reaching your financial goals. Consider using it to pay off debts or creating an emergency fund...Read more
Posted on December 13, 2017
With the holidays rapidly approaching, it’s important for consumers to develop a holiday spending plan to avoid financial headaches in the future. Here are seven spending habits Americans should consider to help relieve the financial stress of the holidays...Read more
Posted on December 6, 2017
The holiday season is in full swing. Naughty and Nice Lists are being checked twice. Which one are you on? Most of us are on the Nice List, at least we like to think so, but there are those who thrive on being on the Naughty List...Read more
Posted on November 24, 2017
With the beginning of the holiday shopping season upon us, it's important to make sure that "deal" you are clicking on is really what you think it is. We really wish we had the "411" on the best deals this season but we don't...Read more