5 Financial Resolutions for 2022

5 Financial Resolutions for 2022

With every new year comes the opportunity to make changes in your life. It may seem cliche, and you certainly do not have to wait for the start of a new year to make changes to your financial life. However, many enjoy the momentum they feel when they create resolutions for the new year. Here are five financial resolutions for 2022 that could help you start your new year right.

‘No Spend’ Challenge: Holiday Edition 2021

‘No Spend’ Challenge: Holiday Edition 2021

The holidays are a wonderful time for having fun, but they can also cause financial stress. If you are bracing yourself for the impact holiday shopping will have on your wallet, it may be time to approach your holiday spending with a new strategy. ‘No spend’ challenges are a new trend that can help you save money, break bad habits and reset your budget. This blog goes over some basic rules for a “no spend” challenge, as well as ways…

Kids and Credit Cards

Kids and Credit Cards

As we move toward a cashless society, many parents wonder if it’s a good idea to give their kids debit cards or credit cards. There is plenty of debate about whether or not using cashless forms of payment is healthy for children. Learn more in this blog as we answer questions about kids and credit cards.

Full Story – Dental Costs and Savings

Full Story – Dental Costs and Savings

According to the American Dental Association, the cost of going to the dentist is the number one reason people avoid regular dental care. Unfortunately, neglecting your dental health care can have serious consequences and may end up costing you more money over time. Budgeting for dental work can be a challenge, and understanding dental costs can help you plan ahead.

Having a Baby? Watch Out For These 9 Hidden Costs

Having a Baby? Watch Out For These 9 Hidden Costs

Many people dream of having children of their own. However, the milestone of parenthood is a long-term expense that catches many new moms and dads off-guard. Preparing for and raising a newborn can be especially costly. While we definitely won’t discourage you from expanding your family, we do recommend being prepared! Consider these nine baby costs before your bundle of joy arrives.

Holiday Budgeting Tips for 2021

Holiday Budgeting Tips for 2021

Holiday spending is expected to increase this year, as more and more families return to in-person celebrations. According to a forecast by Deloitte, U.S. consumers are expected to spend up to 9% more this holiday season than they did in 2020. Increases in spending, especially around the holidays can derail your budget. Keep holiday spending on track and avoid credit card debt by following these holiday budgeting tips.