Sep 302019

Setting Financial Goals – How Much Should You Save

Posted on September 30, 2019 Uncategorized

  When it comes to the many things you want to invest in or buy, everyone has some sort of ‘wish list.’ It can range from a new TV, a new smartphone or tablet, or even a new car. Whatever your wish list might include, if you don’t have the money or the budget for it, you’re going to have to set serious financial goals to make it happen. Creating a list of goals and how you plan to achieve them is a great start, but the key is to remain disciplined and keep your eye on the prize, so

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Sep 212019

3 Money-Saving Grocery Tips

Posted on September 21, 2019 Uncategorized

    When it comes to tracking household expenses, you have set bills (i.e. rent, mortgage, cable) that you expect to pay every month. You also have expenses that vary every month – and food shopping is one of those ongoing expenses. Some households can survive on one big shopping trip a month, and some require multiple trips. And then you factor in the households that dine out somewhat often (which can be a budget breaker if you aren’t careful). Many people tend to underestimate just how expensive food can be and the toll it can take on an unsteady

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Sep 132019

Financial Tips for Newlyweds

Posted on September 13, 2019 Uncategorized

  Getting engaged to be married is a huge step for anyone who finds the right person to spend their life with. Whether you’re young and just starting out in new career paths, or you’re older with an established financial status, saying “I do” and signing a marriage license requires quite a bit of communication when it comes to sharing a bank account, bills, and other expenses. Studies have shown that 21 percent of divorced couples ended their marriage over financial stresses and woes, which can indicate a lack of communication on either end.   If you’re about to tie

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Sep 062019

Buying a Car – How to Avoid Making Costly Mistakes

Posted on September 06, 2019 Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog, Group A, Group A, Group A, Group A

  When you make the decision to buy a car – whether it be new or used – you’re taking a huge financial step that will most likely affect your bank statements for a good while. It is definitely not a decision to go into lightly, unless you happen to have a windfall of cash and can buy straight off the lot. Even in that case, you want to ensure you’re making the best choices and not making easily avoidable mistakes. Many prospective car buyers get caught up in the process and overlook essentials as they sign on the dotted

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