Success Story: Less Stress & More Money

February 09 2016
Debbie entered the MSA Financial Wellness program with high financial stress.  She began working with Patrick, a Money Coach and Certified Credit Counselor.  Coach Patrick gave her tips on how to improve her situation, and he helped her implement them.  Here are some examples: Tip #1:  Don’t just follow your budget, assess it. Assessing your […] Read More

Back to Basics

February 09 2016
Sometimes, if you want to get ahead financially, you have to get back to the basics.  When handled correctly, money basics provide a foundation for financial success.  But it only works when you continually put them into practice.  That’s why it is worth your time to remind yourself of the fundamentals and to assess whether […] Read More

Choosing the Right Tax Representative

January 28 2016
The IRS recently provided a special tax tip: “Who Can Represent You Before the IRS?”  The tip shared new rules and important information about who is authorized to help you with not only your tax return but with more challenging tax issues like audits, collection problems, or appeals.  Here’s the gist of what you need […] Read More