5 Pieces of Small Business Financial Advice Straight From a Pro

We asked Nichole Kambesis, owner of MaidPro Lancaster and former client of SCORE Lancaster, to share her top five pieces of small business financial advice. Nichole’s house cleaning company has been in business since 2011.  She started her MaidPro … [Read more...]

Fall Is Here and It’s the Best Time to Buy a Car

When it comes to making really big purchases, you want to get the biggest bang for your buck. Aside from doing research to find out which retailers or manufacturers have the best deals, you will also find it helpful to know that there are times of … [Read more...]

When Is The Best Time to Buy a New House? You Can’t Beat October!

Perennial advice to house hunters has always been, “There is no perfect time to buy a home.”  But actually crunching the numbers may tell a different story. After tracking more than 32 million single-family home and condo sales over the past 15 … [Read more...]

Achieving Financial Success Through the Years | Part Four: 50+ Finances and Retirement

The final part of our Achieving Financial Success Through the Years series shines the spotlight onto financial issues for the 50+ crowd. Currently, adults 51-69 are the second largest age group in the U.S - with just shy of 75 million people in 2015. … [Read more...]

Achieving Financial Success Over the Years | Part Three: Established Adult Finances

Welcome back to the third installment of our four-part series: Achieving Financial Success Over the Years. This week, we discuss people in their 30s to 40s, where establishing yourself becomes the norm. Your 20s were likely spent doing a little bit … [Read more...]

Achieving Financial Success Over the Years | Part Two: 20-Something Finances

Welcome back to week two of our four part series: Achieving Financial Success Over the Years! This week, we take a look at that “getting started” phase that begins after college. It’s at this point in life that you have student loan debt and a strong … [Read more...]

Achieving Financial Success Over the Years | Part One: Teens & College Student Finances

The entire month of September we’re taking you back-to-school with our Achieving Financial Success Over the Years blog series. No matter your stage in life, we’re providing helpful information you need, whether you’re: a young student wondering … [Read more...]

Small Business Financing: Interview with SCORE Mentor

We sat down with Lou Davenport, a small business financing mentor with over 18 years experience with SCORE, an organization that provides small business advice, mentorship and workshops to startup and existing businesses in the Lancaster / Lebanon … [Read more...]

Direct Deposit – Why It Never Comes on the Weekends or Holidays

Editor's Note: This post was originally posted on August 14, 2014, and has been updated for accuracy and to include updated information. Have you ever wondered why you never receive your pay on the weekend, even if it is a direct deposit? Or, it’s … [Read more...]

5 Pieces of Advice for Second-Time Home Buyers | Infographic

Note: This article was updated August 4, 2016. It originally published in October 2015. We give first-time home buyers a lot of attention and hand-holding, mostly because the whole process in unchartered territory to them. It's often assumed that … [Read more...]