Budget

Saving for Your Dream Vehicle

Have you found the perfect car, truck or SUV? It looks great, has all the features you could ever want and drives like a dream – the only problem is the price tag. This common woe-inducing conundrum affects people in many aspects of their life, not just auto shopping,...

Posted on April 5, 2018

Invest Smarter, Not Harder

Posted on April 5, 2018

The Magic of the 70-20-10 Rule

Posted on April 5, 2018

How to Merge Money Matters After Tying the Knot

The marriage process doesn’t end when you cut the cake or make the toast, though. Married couples should take the time to marry their finances as well.

Posted on March 1, 2018

How to Have Fun on a No-Spend Weekend

Most of us are overspending on overrated items that don’t bring us any more than a fleeting moment of happiness. Fortunately, there are ways you can resist the urge to spend mindlessly. You could track every cent that leaves your wallet, but this may be a bit of a...

Posted on March 1, 2018

Tips for Managing Spending

Managing spending and keeping up with your budget can be difficult tasks, but there are ways to make it easier to manage your spending, reach your financial goals and improve your financial well-being.

Posted on November 28, 2017

Are You and Your Future Spouse on the Same Page About Finances?

The most stereotypical, pre-marriage conversation that can make or break a relationship is generally about children. A conversation many couples unfortunately neglect is one regarding financial goals, which is too bad considering money can be one of the most contentious aspects of marriage. A study performed by Utah State University found couples who argued about finances at least once a week were more than 30 percent more likely to divorce.1 Their survey examined a variety of indicators to determine which aspects of marital discord were the most reliable forecaster for divorce. Of all the potential disputes analyzed–ranging from sex and quality time spent together to in-laws and household chores–disagreements about finances turned out to be the most accurate signal that divorce was a likely outcome.

Posted on October 24, 2017

Where Should My Extra Money Go

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Posted on October 24, 2017

How to Start Managing Your Retirement Savings

Saving can seem like a daunting task, especially if you’re not entirely confident in your investing abilities or secure in your current financial situation, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try. There is rarely universal agreement among financial and investment professionals, so the fact that everyone says you should save for retirement, preferably as early as possible, should be a pretty clear indicator that it’s a good idea.

Posted on August 9, 2017

Make Your Dreams Come True with Smart Savings Strategies

Everyone has dreams and life goals. For you that may be homeownership, sending your kids to college, comfortably retiring or all of the above. Reaching these goals takes time and a well-thought-out saving strategy.

Posted on July 7, 2017