Don’t Let Black Friday Blot Your Finances

November 26 2014
Let’s face it: many people in America are thankful at Thanksgiving because the next day is Black Friday.  The deals, the sales, the dollars saved… it’s a shopper’s dream!  The long lines can be worth the work when you save 50% on a flat screen for your spouse’s Christmas gift.  But that competitive crowd and […] Read More

Action Steps for a Holiday Spending Plan

October 22 2014
This holiday season, many mall-bound Americans will probably shop, not realizing just how much they’re spending until it’s too late.  Over $600 billion was spent during the winter holidays last year,1 and the average American spent $766 alone for online Thanksgiving items (not including travel!).  That’s a 21% increase from the previous year!2  Don’t let […] Read More

3 Financial Resolutions Worth Keeping

May 21 2014
1. Get your credit report. Why: Your credit report can inform you of suspicious activity that may mean identity theft.  It can also have errors that are fixable, which will raise your credit score once corrected. How: Everyone is entitled to one free credit report every twelve months from each of the three major credit […] Read More