March 12, 2022
Saving Wasn't Easy I remember a time in my history when saving wasn’t easy. In fact, it was almost impossible. I wanted an emergency fund, but I literally didn’t have the money to even buy one cup of coffee a month, let alone go to the movie or out to…read more.
March 11, 2022
There is a lot of hype about credit card rewards or low interest credit card that can entice you into purchases. If you choose to use a credit card, it is important to understand how having a credit card and using it can help and hurt your financial life. They…read more.
February 7, 2022
Budgeting can be a challenge for a lot of us. We, as Americans, don’t save nearly as much as we should and with all of the gadgets available that connect us to the world, these gadgets increase the cost of living. For instance, could you live without your internet connection? …read more.
December 31, 2021
Is it time to polish your financial to-do list? We know financial tasks are not what people want to do after a busy day. It’s stressful and time consuming to say the least. But there are some small things you can do in 2022, that will make a big difference…read more.
September 10, 2020
There are so many things to think about when you are in a serious relationship and thinking about marriage or moving in together. No one would rate finances as the most exciting thing to think about, but studies show that money is the number one reason couples argue. And those…read more.
April 10, 2020
Early in their careers, people tend to focus on the here and now while ignoring the future. As you climb the ladder of success, you might think raises and promotions will never end and that you have forever to plan for the future. Surprisingly, though, the future comes faster than…read more.
January 23, 2020
Automobiles are a constant drain on our resources but most people consider an auto a necessity, unless you live in a large metro area with a lot of public transportation options. As our cars get older, they require more maintenance and TLC which can put a drain on our pocket…read more.
January 15, 2020
Have you ever come home from a needed shopping excursion only to find that you didn’t come home with the things you set out to buy? Or worse yet, you bought something that doesn’t fit within your stylistic comfort zone but on impulse, you bought it anyway? This is the…read more.
December 16, 2019
Smart money management is always important, but it can take on more urgency for those who are without a partner. Whether you’re divorced, widowed, or single by choice, single parenting brings unique budgeting challenges. Marilyn Timbers, a Connecticut-based financial advisor, says of having to raise a child on one income,”Children…read more.