Budgeting, Saving and Investing

Picking the Best Mortgage for You
 

Picking the Best Mortgage for You

Posted: April 4, 2018
Whether you’re hoping to buy your first home, move to a bigger house for a growing family or downsize when your kids move out, your mortgage will be a critical factor in achieving your goal. Here are questions to ask to evaluate your mortgage options.

Five Quick Ways to Get into Debt
 

Five Quick Ways to Get into Debt

Posted: April 4, 2018
Running up credit card balances will only increase your debt and the amount of interest you will end up paying. The solution is to be strategic: Don’t charge more than you can afford to pay off each month.

 Managing Money and Relationships
 

Managing Money and Relationships

Posted: January 26, 2018
A staggering 88% of people between age 25 and 40 who are married or living with a spouse or partner cited financial decisions as a source of tension in their relationships, according to a survey by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Ad Council.

Americans’ Financial Satisfaction Hits Record High
 

Americans’ Financial Satisfaction Hits Record High

Posted: January 25, 2018
Explosive gains in the stock market and a decline in underemployment overcame rising inflation to advance Americans’ personal financial satisfaction to its highest level in the 24-year history of the AICPA’s Personal Financial Satisfaction Index (PFSi).

How to Better Manage Health Care Costs
 

How to Better Manage Health Care Costs

Posted: December 29, 2017
Are your health insurance premiums too high? Here are some tips to help you get the care you need while reining in healthcare spending.


Give Frugal but Fantastic Holiday Gifts
 

Give Frugal but Fantastic Holiday Gifts

Posted: November 3, 2017
Has overspending at the holidays become a tradition in your household, leading to some unpleasant surprises when the credit card bills arrive in January? There are many ways you can give meaningful gifts without breaking the bank.