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Category Archives: Saving

Six Ways to Prepare for the Holiday Season 

The holidays are just around the corner and searching for a great deal for that special someone can get expensive. Thoughtful and memorable gifts do not have to break the bank. Allegecy says that the holidays do not have to cost an arm and a leg to make the day special. Going above and beyond with… (read more)

5 Tips to Jump-Start Your Savings Goals

This post is from our partners at GreenPath Financial wellness. If you need help managing your finances, GreenPath’s certified experts can advise you on budgeting, debt repayment options, and more.  It’s human nature. We’re all wired to meet our immediate wants, whether indulging in a tempting bowl of ice cream, spending more time than planned scrolling… (read more)

7 Great Tips to Model Healthy Cash Management for Kids

This post is from our partners at GreenPath Financial wellness. If you need help managing your finances, GreenPath’s certified experts can advise you on budgeting, debt repayment options, and more.  As adults, how we handle finances sends a powerful message to children. That’s why it’s essential to model the healthy cash management behaviors that we want… (read more)

9 Ways to Fight Inflation and Secure Your Retirement

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we are experiencing record inflation: 9.1% as of June 2022. We haven’t seen inflation this high since the early 1980s. The higher inflation goes, the less each dollar you have and earn is worth. If that sounds scary or confusing, check out what our guest blogger, Nichole Coyle… (read more)

6 Things You May Not Know about Certificates

You may have heard of a CD, certificate of deposit, or share certificate – it’s called many things, but no matter the name, a certificate is a great tool to have in your financial toolkit. But what are certificates anyway? And how do they work? 1. What is a Certificate? A certificate is a type… (read more)

How to Save Money for Wedding Financing in 2022

If you are planning your wedding financing this year, you may be in for a challenge. After more than a year of postponements due to Covid-19, the industry has seen a huge increase in demand for weddings and large events. As a result, the demand for every aspect of the industry is higher than ever… (read more)

6 Easy Ways to Teach Your Kids Financial Literacy

Ready to talk with your kids about money? It’s usually not the first thing on a parent’s mind with school, extracurriculars, and the hustle of everyday life. However, the earlier you start teaching your kids about smart money management, the better off they’ll be to handle their finances as an adult. Not convinced? Learn why… (read more)

4 Reasons it’s Important for Kids to Learn Financial Literacy

Think childhood is too early to learn financial literacy? Think again! Do you remember learning how to tie your shoe? Do you still tie your shoe the same way? Simple skills learned while young stick and can help them throughout their lives. A FINRA Investor Education Foundation study found that four in five young adults… (read more)

5 High-Speed Tips to Boost Your Savings Goals

Do you struggle to save? If so, you’re not alone. According to a survey from GoBankingRates, only 5% of Americans have $10,000 – $20,000 in their savings account. Add in inflation and student debt, and sticking to a savings goal is becoming harder. However, even setting aside a minimal amount each month can go further than… (read more)

How a 529 Plan Could Help You Save for Higher Education

May 29th is National 529 Plan Day. In celebration, Nichole Coyle, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, breaks down the details of a 529 plan and the advantages and disadvantages of using one to save for education expenses. You may have heard the stats – Americans owe nearly $1.75 trillion in student loan debt, spread out among about 43 million… (read more)

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