Borrowing money from family: How to make it less awkward

Now that the holidays are over and the new year has begun, you might experience a relative who suggests borrowing money from family or they may even want to borrow money from you. Perhaps they had an unfortunate 2015 or maybe they spent more than … [Read more...]

Will You be Affected By the Interest Rate Increase?

For the majority of 2015, there was much debate and discussion about when the Federal Reserve would finally take action to raise their key interest rate, a move that would affect the interest rates at credit unions, banks, and other financial … [Read more...]

A Big Year for Small Businesses: 3 Resolutions for Small Business Owners

2016 has the potential to be a big a year for small businesses! Recent small business national research has shown that small business owners have a more positive outlook for their business in the new year: 59% of surveyed small businesses expect … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolutions for Getting Out of Debt: You Can Do It!

Most resolutions that people set for themselves in a new year are neglected by February.  It's likely that this happens because people set far-reaching goals for themselves and then lose momentum when they don't see results right away.  A perfect … [Read more...]

Buying a Home in 2016: New Year’s Resolutions for House Hunters

We’re back with a few more financial resolutions for 2016. If you missed our previous posts, take a few minutes to review resolutions for students and family resolutions. Be sure to follow along through the month of December as we provide helpful … [Read more...]

Family Resolutions You Should Make for a New Year

We’re back with another round of financial resolutions for 2016. If you missed our blog last week, take a few minutes to review resolutions for students. Be sure to follow along through the month of December as we provide helpful hints for the … [Read more...]

2016 Resolutions for College Students

For the month of December, we would like to provide financial resolutions for 2016. Follow along as we provide helpful hints for the upcoming year, focusing on all your loved ones. As a college student, money can be extremely tight, especially with … [Read more...]

Top 3 Websites for Black Friday Sneak Peeks

Have you been following our series of Friday posts about saving for the holidays and being a savvy shopper with your money?  Today we're keeping our post short and sweet because we know many of your have a lot of planning and list making to … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Anyone Late to the Retirement-Planning Game

“Over-the-hill” surprise birthday parties can be fun. But one shock you don't want in your 50s is the realization that you've completely overlooked retirement or are significantly behind where you need to be. Late retirement planning is better … [Read more...]

Tips for 2015 Holiday Online Shopping

It’s another Friday and time for some words of wisdom to ensure you don’t break the bank this holiday season when shopping for everyone on your list. If you missed last week’s blog, on the benefits of automatic savings accounts for year-round saving, … [Read more...]