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.
Even with the special pricing that comes around the holidays, it is still very easy to spend more than you intend to during the gift-giving season. In fact, getting a great deal on one gift item could encourage you to spend extra on another item. So how much does the […]
It’s commonly said that money makes the world go round. Without money, we wouldn’t be able to do many things we take for granted today, including buying or selling goods. It is very important to properly understand how money matters work and how to handle our personal finances. Unfortunately, too […]
As a prospective first-time home buyer, you’ll likely soon find there’s a lot to manage – like mortgage contracts, down payments, home inspections, offers and counter-offers. Before that even begins, though, you’ll need to make sure that your credit is in a good place. Having a good credit score not […]
Here’s a sobering statistic: 4.4 pounds of trash are produced per person per day in the United States.1 That’s the most in the world! Meanwhile, only 1.5 pounds of materials are recycled per person per day in the U.S.1 Clearly, we still have some work to do, but it can be […]