Common Cents for Couples: How to Manage Money Together

For some couples, February might be a month for romantic connection - celebrating Valentine’s Day with dinner reservations or romantic gifting. For others, solidarity and closeness can be found in boycotting Cupid together. Regardless of whe...

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Set ‘Em and Forget ‘Em: 4 Financial Resolutions You Can Accomplish Now

New Year’s resolutions are a mixed bag for many of us. On the one hand: personal betterment! On the other hand: methodical auditing of our refrigerator, checking account, and various vices. On the cusp of a fresh calendar year, we feel compe...

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What's the Buzz on NFT's?

If you’ve spent any time online or watching TV over the past year, you’ve probably been inundated with a slew of advertisements promoting “non-fungible tokens,” more commonly known as NFTs. But despite the hype, excitement,...

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Start Saving and Stop Spending

Credit reports, budgets, goals, and debt can be frightening words and concepts whether you are hearing them for the first time or the hundredth time. They are chilling because they are important in leading a healthy financial lifestyle, but we may...

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Improve your budget and make your financial goals in 2022

What types of thoughts or feelings come to mind when you read the word "budget?" For some, budgeting comes naturally, a skill that has been with them since a young age. For the rest of us, we may think, “I should be budge...

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Home Equity Loan vs. HELOC: Which Is Right For You?

Home Equity Loan versus a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) — two financial solutions that sound very similar yet have very different pros, cons, and considerations. So, how do you know which one is right for you? Allow us to give you the b...

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Tips for Teaching Kids About Money

There are plenty of skills in life that are learned the hard way. Money management doesn’t have to be! Unfortunately, we can all reflect upon a time when a credit card balance seemed out of control, a large purchase we made felt coerced, or ...

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Five Fuel-Efficient Cards to Save You Money at the Pump

With gas prices soaring, many Americans are feeling the financial sting at the pump. Stops to fill up are costing anywhere between $70 to $100 on average cars, so it might be time to consider trading in for a more fuel-efficient model.

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Refinance Your Auto or Buy New

There are few things more exciting than taking your newly purchased car for that first drive. But more often than not, that excitement fades quickly when you have to make your first payment.

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How your credit score is determined, and three ways you can improve it

Maybe you’ve applied for a loan in the past and the loan officer gives you your credit score. It may be high, it may be low, but you’ve probably wondered how exactly is it measured? First, credit scores are usually used to differentia...

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