Use the halfway point in the year as an opportunity to do a frank assessment of your spending to date and make realistic plans for the months ahead.
Every day you make decisions that impact your bank account balance. Small purchases throughout the week add up fast, but building a few smart habits can help you grow your savings. In this article, we’ll offer up a few strategies to cut down on everyday costs to help you keep your wallet healthy. 1. Plan […]
The stress you carry from home doesn’t come off with your coat when you settle in for the workday. Not knowing if you can afford to pick up your prescription after work or pay your cell phone bill can be a huge distraction. In this piece, we’ll take a look at how many workers are […]
Your tax return may be smaller than usual this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stretch it to help you meet your goals. Setting a small amount of money aside can have a huge impact on your financial health in the short or long term. In this post, we’ll outline a few strategies for […]
Imagine you have only a few hundred dollars in your savings account and your furnace breaks over the weekend…and it’s freezing outside. You call your local HVAC company, and they say weekend emergency house calls are an extra $150, which doesn’t even go toward the cost to fix the furnace.
Imagine a world where you have a large enough savings to cover an unexpected financial emergency. Pretty nice, right? It’s not hard to believe that people with an emergency fund have a greater sense of financial well-being. Freedom from worrying about the “what ifs” and a sense of pride in achieving a monetary goal would […]