Archives

15 Reasons Why You Need an Emergency Fund

At this point, you’ve probably heard it’s smart to build up an emergency fund – but do you know why it’s a valuable asset to have? We’ve listed our top 15 reasons why an emergency fund can make all the difference in a financial emergency. 1. Job Loss No matter the reasoning behind a job […] Read More

Chipping Away at Student Loans

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 […] Read More

Don’t Get Schooled When Buying School Supplies

According to the National Retail Foundation, the cost of school supplies for the 2017 school year was the second most expensive in history, topped only by costs from 2012. Including clothing, electronics, shoes and supplies, families with children in K-12 programs will spend on average almost $700. For kids in middle and high school, according […] Read More

Unique Saving Tips for New Parents

As a new parent, we’re sure you’ve been peppered with advice. Plus, the internet is overflowing with tips for parents looking to economize on their new-baby lifestyle. But when you hardly have time to read the tips, you most definitely lack the time to do them. In this light, we’ve rounded up some of the […] Read More

A Healthy Approach – The Ins and Outs of HSAs

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) allow holders to save for future medical expenses by contributing funds before taxes. Here’s a little history, HSAs were created in 2003 and an estimated $42.7 billion is held in over 21 million HSA accounts 15 years later. Read up more on HSAs below and join the saving movement! You’ll Save […] Read More

Empower Your Financial Freedom with Emergency Savings

An unexpected expense, such as a broken appliance or major car repair, doesn’t have to ruin your finances. Prepare for the unexpected with an emergency savings fund. If you haven’t started your emergency savings yet, you’re not alone! Over 63% of Americans don’t have enough money in savings for a large unexpected expense. When it […] Read More

Smart Savings With Your Smart Phone

Thanks to a growing number of digital couponing apps available on smart phones, you no longer have to flip through newspaper inserts just to save a buck or two on toothpaste. With access to apps everywhere we go thanks to smartphones, coupon savings are now just a swipe away. Tip #1: Ditch the Scissors Apps […] Read More

5 Tips to Save $5 This Month

Think saving $5 a month isn’t worth the effort? We’re here to prove you wrong! Believe it or not, an extra $60 per year can provide you with some pretty big returns. For example, a $60 donation to local gardens, parks, and museums can often provide your family with a membership including free admission for […] Read More

PSIC-P10.0-W1-070218

34 Schroeder Court, Suite 330
Madison, WI 53711
team@cookiejarsavings.com

Cookie Jar™ Savings is brought to you by SafetyNet, LLC, part of a financially strong insurance group that has been serving hardworking people for over 80 years