Money Tips

6 Easy Financial Resolutions

Making a resolution to get your financial life in order in 2019? It doesn’t have to mean creating a crazy strict budget or putting half your paycheck into savings. Create small goals that are easily achievable to improve your financial habits. Then, those small financial successes in 2019 will help propel you forward to eventually setting and achieving larger financial goals in the years to come.

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5 Easy Tips For Better Budgeting

Give up your lattes. Cut up your credit cards. Save 12% of your income. We’ve all heard these types of tips and tricks to get you on a path to good financial health, but not many of them seem to be really effective for most people. Why do you think that is? Well, it’s like saying you’re going to lose 20 pounds, but the way you’re going to do that is to cold-turkey cut out sugar, dairy, gluten, and all other comfort foods. Yes, you’ll probably lose 20 pounds pretty quickly, but is it the most livable and sustainable way to do it? Probably not (unless you’ve just got a super-human level of self-discipline). Most of us need to start slow and just work on developing consistent, healthy habits. The same thing goes for your financial health.

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The Breach That's Affecting the Nation

If you’ve got a credit report and live in the United States, you’re probably one of the millions of Americans (145.5 million to be exact) affected by the massive Equifax information breach. And, even though it’s already been over a month since it was announced, a lot of people are still wondering – what does this mean for me?

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Banks Are Boring

We get it. Banks are boring. Think about interest rates, APY, mortgage loans and all of those other things that you really don’t understand. Now, add in the stuffy, straight-laced atmosphere of a bank. What do you get? Here’s a ...

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How to Easily Take Control of Your Finances

How many times have you been overwhelmed by your finances? It happens to all of us. However, there is a way to combat this stress: budgeting.             The thought of creating a budget can be intimidating for many reasons. But ...

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