Oct 302021

Budgeting for the Holidays – Get Started Early

Posted on October 30, 2021 Uncategorized

  Summer is officially over and we’re well into fall, and every year it feels like the Christmas season is approaching faster and faster with not much time to plan for it, especially financially. Whether it’s buying presents for friends and family, taking trips for Thanksgiving or Christmas Day, planning a big meal or party, or all of the above, the holiday season can be financially taxing for anyone.   Instead of scrambling in late November to purchase everything you need without breaking your budget, why not start planning now? Here are a few tips on how to best save

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Oct 262021

Preparing Your Car for Winter

Posted on October 26, 2021 Uncategorized

    Regardless of where you live in the United States, the onset of winter weather can be a shock after warm summer and fall months if you aren’t prepared. And when it comes to your car, keeping it in shape and well taken care of during cold months can save you a lot of money in repairs and maintenance. Before winter gets here, take the time to do an inventory of your car to see what maintenance might be needed to keep it protected and running smoothly.   Here are a number of things to check out on your

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Oct 172021

Talking Money with Your Future Spouse

Posted on October 17, 2021 Uncategorized

    Getting married is one of the most exciting and life-changing experiences for any adult. However, when you decided to spend the rest of your life with someone, you’re making big changes in all aspects of your lives as well. One of the biggest and definitely the most important steps is deciding how to handle your finances once you’re legally married. It can certainly be a challenge, but it can easily be done with the right amount of communication and discussion. The decisions you make as a married couple can affect the future of your finances for years to

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Oct 122021

Home Renovation Tips to Improve Value and Comfort

Posted on October 12, 2021 Uncategorized

    Whether you’re comfortable in your home, or you’re considering putting it on the market, taking on renovations can be an expenditure that pays off in the long run. It’s almost impossible to find a house that has everything you need already built into it, so renovating and remodeling can help you curate your ideal home. And if you choose to sell your house down the road, these renovations can help drive up its value and bring in more potential buyers.   If you’re interested in tackling a home renovation, here are a few places to start:   Upgrading

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Oct 042021

How to Cope with Financial Stress

Posted on October 04, 2021 Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog, Group A, Group A, Group A, Group A, Group A

      When it comes to different kinds of stress, financial stress may be among the most difficult. The concerns you may have about your financial situation may be overwhelming, and can lead to health problems if not managed. A recent survey showed that more than 60 percent of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, which can lead to money problems down the road, and can certainly be a cause of financial stress.   If you have concerns about your finances and are looking for ways to deal with the stress that comes with it, here are a few

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