Finance & Credit

Finance
  • Compounding Interest and your Financial Future
    When you are just settling into your career, the last thing on your mind is planning for retirement. Something a little more pressing on the brain will be things like paying off your student loans, saving up for a house or new car, things that will benefit you right now and well into the future. So why stress about your ...
  • Benefits of a Health Savings Account
    There is not a worse time in life than when unexpected medical expenses make their appearance. Depending on where you and your family are at financially, the effects can be devastating and leave you wondering how you will be able to pay off the stack of medical bills that seem to be piling up. There is a solution that can ...
  • How to Improve your Financial LiteracyHow to Improve your Financial Literacy
    Managing your money and doing it well is one of the greatest skills you can learn. Improve your financial literacy by using the following tips. All Cash Diet It’s easy to spend money when you’re using a credit or debit card. You swipe your card and you’re done! This makes it incredibly easy to overspend. One way to get rid of this ...
  • Do Public Schools Have an Edge Over Homeschool?Do Public Schools Have an Edge Over Homeschool?
    In the last couple years, many parents have made the switch from sending their children to public school to homeschooling. While it’s a wonderful option for some, here are a few reasons why public school maintains an edge over homeschooling. Help Foster Independence When they’re younger, school helps a child get comfortable with spending time apart from their parents. In preschool, it ...
  • 4 Tax Smart Ways to Help your Child Pay for College4 Tax Smart Ways to Help your Child Pay for College
    If you’re going to help your child pay for college, you might as well do it in a way that will benefit you come tax season. Here are four ways to fund college and benefit all parties involved. 529 Plans This is a tax advantaged savings plan that allows you to contribute a large amount of money towards an education fund. Families ...
  • Help your Kid Open Up About School with These TipsHelp your Kid Open Up About School with These Tips
    When your child spends 8+ hours away from you, but has nothing to say about it when they get home from school, that should be cause for concern. Help your child open up about their experiences by utilizing the following tips. Open- Ended Questions If you want to find out how your child’s day was, you have to stop asking questions that ...