5 Things You Should Never Buy Used

Buying used items can save you plenty of cash, but there are some things you should never buy used. Let’s take a look at the items that should be purchased new. If you can't afford new, we offer some advice on what to look for. Children’s Furniture Kids treat furniture different than adults. They will [...]

2022-09-15T15:48:37-04:00September 15th, 2022|Categories: Budget, Saving Money, Shopping, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Financial Check-Up: Tips to Fight Inflation

Creating and maintaining a budget is one of the best ways to achieve your financial goals. However, even the most dedicated savers can find it challenging at times. That’s why it’s essential to revisit your budget and financial plan every six months. This financial check-up is your opportunity to get back on track before you [...]

2022-08-17T12:37:40-04:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Saving Money|Tags: , , , |

Save Money For Your Child’s Future: Where to Start?

When should you start to save money for your child’s future? As soon as they are born. However, the extra expense of having a child may make saving difficult. But, if you put a plan in place, even a small amount each month can add up over the years. Step #1: Open Their Own Account [...]

2022-03-24T14:59:08-04:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: Education, Saving Money|Tags: , , , |

Are In-App Purchases Killing Your Budget?

While there is most likely an app for that, all these in-app purchases could be killing your budget. You will be amazed at the wide range of useful apps available for your home computer, mobile devices, tablets, and more. With so many apps available, it’s important to be selective about which apps you choose and [...]

Financial Tips for the Gig Economy

The traditional 9-to-5 job has gone by the wayside as more and more people realize they can do just as well, if not better, in the gig economy. Whether you deliver food for Uber Eats or Door Dash, grocery shop for Instacart, or walk dogs for Rover, you are part of the gig economy. Also [...]

2021-11-30T16:51:58-04:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Saving Money|Tags: , , , , |

Rewards Credit Cards: Are They Worth It?

Just about everywhere you go someone is offering rewards credit cards. From your favorite stores, hotels, and airlines to gas stations and even amusement parks. Not to mention the countless commercials on TV promising the most cash-back or highest reward points. So how do you know if rewards credit cards are actually a good deal? [...]

How Often Should You Review Financial Goals?

Ensure Your Financial Goals with Quarterly Check-Ups You probably have some financial goals you’re looking to achieve. It may be a short-term goal to raise money for a family vacation or a long-term goal of saving a little from each paycheck. In order to reach your goals and prevent them from simply becoming a [...]

2021-10-20T11:20:20-04:00October 22nd, 2021|Categories: Saving Money|Tags: , , , , |

Buying a Car 101

No one ever said it would be easy buying a car. Chances are you've received lots of advice on how to buy a car, or maybe none at all. So, before you take that test drive, there are some things to consider. Dad may have told you how to get a good deal, and Mom [...]

How to Save Money so You’re Prepared for the Unknown

The future is always uncertain. Perhaps now a little more than usual. Many people are facing more questions than ever before about their future related to their health, finances, jobs, and businesses. We understand this is unsettling. Here are some quick tips on how to save money, pay off debt, and get yourself in [...]

2021-02-24T11:33:48-04:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Saving Money|Tags: , , , , , |
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