Your Top Money Goals for 2018

Can you believe we are already near the end of another year? Before you know it, the new year’s bells will be ringing! If you are looking to have your best year EVER, a great place to start is with your finances. The bulk of the decisions that we make throughout the year affect our […]

Personal Finance 101: Practical Money Tips

Remember when you were young and could not wait to grow up?! What were we thinking, right? As it turns out, adulthood is full of responsibilities and obligations. One of the first responsibilities you will face as an adult is managing your personal finances. Read on for some of our best advice on personal finance […]

Suck Less At Budgeting

by: Matt Smelser If I had a superpower, it would be the power of self-control. I know that’s mega-lame and a waste of a perfectly good superpower opportunity, but some days it just takes more willpower to make a good decision than to read minds. It takes all I’ve got NOT to swing by McDonald’s […]

Savings Accounts: Creative Ways to Keep Cash

According to a survey released by Bankrate.com in 2015, three out of ten Americans have absolutely no savings. And although the economy has stabilized a bit since the recession of 2008, foreclosures and bankruptcies are still quite common. For those who are cash strapped, it can be seriously stressful. While it is recommended that you have […]

Identity Theft: Ways to Avoid Becoming A Victim

Identity theft Identity theft is a crime in which someone obtains key pieces of your personal information, such as a Social Security number or driver’s license number, in order to impersonate someone else. This information can be used to obtain credit, merchandise, and services in the name of the victim, or to provide the thief […]

8 Practical Ways to Save Money All Year Long

If asked, most people could name a million and one ways to spend their money – a new car, a week long family vacation, investing in a new business, paying off debt, or pursuing a degree. However most people would probably struggle if asked to name ways to save their money. But, the truth is, […]

Creative Ways to Teach Kids About Money

Have you ever wondered why most adults seem to cringe whenever a conversation about money is started? The fact is that many adults are never taught how to manage their finances effectively. Resulting in a generation with tons of credit card debt, poor credit scores, and little to no retirement savings. Fortunately for us, there […]