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: , , , , , |

Mortgage Refinance Rates Aren’t the Only Reason to Refinance – Is it Right For You?

We all understand that refinancing a home can save you money. At least, that is the general idea behind refinancing. Yes, the mortgage refinance rates are a huge deciding factor on when it's best to refinance a home, but what are some of the other reasons behind why people refinance their home? What are [...]

2021-02-17T15:46:10-04:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Credit, Home Improvements, Saving Money|

Financing A Used Car Without Sacrificing Your Budget – Tips on Getting the Best Used Car Loan Rates

Know how much you can afford.  It's essential to know how much you can afford when you're out car shopping for the best used car loan rates. To keep yourself within budget, you should stick to the 20/4/10 rule of car buying. This age-old car buying rule indicates you put down at least 20% [...]

2021-03-01T16:09:12-04:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Auto Loans, Saving Money|

How to Pay Off Credit Card Debt Faster

Drowning in Debt? Start with Little Wins. Paying off credit cards can be a little like doing your taxes. You have no idea where all the money went and all you want is for the entire situation to be over. The problem is that, like the IRS, a lot of credit card debt won't [...]

Figure Out How Much Those Shoes Actually Cost When You Make a Budget

They're only $30! If you're like most people, you probably hear yourself or your family members throwing around phrases like that all the time, but the reality is that the value of something really depends on whether or not you can afford it. This is a great tool to keep in mind when you're [...]

2021-02-18T13:53:11-04:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Budget, Saving Money|Tags: , , , |

11 Ways to Save on Back to School Supplies

Ah, summer! It’s the season of fireworks and fireflies, road trips and rocky road ice cream, baseball and beach balls, flip-flops and ice pops. Also, back to school supplies and shopping lists. But, just as you’re settling into the laid-back summer routine, retailers start rolling out their back-to-school displays that make your stomach churn. [...]

Dollar Store Deals: What To Buy and What To Skip

Dollar stores can be tremendous spending traps. However, they can also be a great way to snag a bargain. It’s all in how you plan your visit. So, here are some dollar store deals you don't want to miss. Before you start browsing... Everything is just a buck, you say. How can you possibly [...]

What Features to Look For In a New Car

Q: I’m in the market for a new set of wheels. The choices are making me dizzy. How do I decide what features to look for in a new car and which to skip?  A: Shopping for a new car can be complicated. Although, it doesn’t have to be that way. With a bit of [...]

2021-02-24T13:07:23-04:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Auto Loans, Saving Money, Shopping|Tags: , , , |

What to Buy and What to Skip During Memorial Day Sales

Since 1971, Memorial Day has been celebrated as an extended weekend away from work and the unofficial start of summer. More recently, Memorial Day has also turned into a second Black Friday for retailers and shoppers. There are loads of sale events in stores and online, and each guarantees to save you heaps of [...]

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