Lettuce gone bad? Molding bread? Browning apples? Despite our best intentions to use all the food we buy, we inevitably end up throwing out spoiled items that we didn’t have time to use or that got shoved to the back of the refrigerator. It’s exasperating when this happens, not to […]
Is your savings account smaller than you want it to be? You’re not alone. A recent study by Bankrate found that only 39 percent of U.S. adults have enough money in savings to cover a $1,000 emergency.1 Whether you’re living paycheck-to-paycheck and struggling to find funds to tuck away, you […]
If you’ve ever played fetch with a dog or snuggled with a cat, you know the joy a pet can bring into an owner’s life. Taking care of a four-legged friend is not just fun, it’s good for you as well! Studies have shown that the presence of a pet […]
The closer we inch toward April, the more you hear about taxes. Preparing your taxes is not exactly an exciting endeavor — it is a tedious task all Americans must share. Taxation without representation was one of the central causes for the Revolutionary War, a series of battles waged to […]
As your children grow, the decisions they make regarding money become more important, and teaching the young adults in your life about budgeting is no walk in the park. Don’t believe us? Just try to explain the importance of a checking and saving account without seeing eyes start to roll! […]
One of the fastest growing crimes in our technology-filled world is the crime of identity theft and the resulting credit fraud. In 2016, identify-theft-related fraud cost consumers over $744 million.