Financial Preparation For The New Year

Personal Finances

Usher in the new year with plans for financial improvement and resolutions to do more! Here are some tips to get you started: Tune your budget It’s great to start the new year with a plan. A budget is a plan that starts with the income you expect and your fixed expenses such as your mortgage, insurance, and utilities. The …

Preparing Your Kids For College: The Must Have Money Talk

Student Money Tips

College is a time for kids to take responsibility for their finances. Many college first-year students have had minimal experience dealing with money. Typically they come from living in a parent-controlled world where they have rules, and they know their limits. College offers a sense of freedom that could cause financial problems if not handled correctly. Credit cards and shopping …