The Best Time to Shop for Bargains

While the holiday season may be over, there’s no need to feel depressed. Now is the best time to shop for bargains! Here are a few tips on how you can take advantage of the year’s best sales. When to Shop. Sales begin promptly when stores open on December 26th. You’ll...

‘Tis the Season for Savvy Spending

by Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFAStretching your holiday budget doesn’t mean you’ll be giving lumps of coal as gifts this holiday season. Smart shoppers have always known that the holiday season doesn’t have to cost a lot to be fun.Here are a few tips to make your holidays...

Top Tips for Saving on Holiday Airfare

If you’re one of the millions of Americans planning to fly this holiday season, you’ll need to plan ahead. Here are some top tips to keep your holiday travel from busting your bank account. 

Use It or Lose It: 25 Ways to Spend Your Flex Account

Flexible spending accounts offer employees a great way to pay for medical expenses. You can use the flexible spending account money for almost any health-related expense that isn’t covered by insurance listed here.

An Emergency Fund: Your First Line Of Defense

If you don’t have an emergency fund, it’s time to get serious about building one. An energency fund helps you to sock away money that you might need for a rainy day.

Catch Up with Your Cash

Are you trying to make up for lost time with your savings? Here are a couple strategies that can help you get back on track and get money working for you!

Spring Cleaning Your Financial Closet

by Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFASpring is a time of renewal, which means there’s no better time than now to dust off your personal budget, dig the change out from under your sofa, and clean the cobwebs off your savings plan.So how do you get started?Begin by reviewing...

Are You a Tortoise or a Hare?

by Jillian Beirne DaviToday’s article is about why budgets and diets don’t work. And how to manage the Holiday Hangover you might be feeling.When people decide they’re going to lose weight, or stick to a budget, or finally pay off their credit cards, typically they...

How To Avoid The Pressure Cooker

by Jillian Beirne Davi “It’s not how you act when the pressure is on that determines your success. It’s how you act when the pressure is off.” — Jill 🙂 Today we’re going to talk about a common habit that keeps people stuck financially for years...