Freedom to Give

March 04 2015
When you see Christmas décor take over every store, you know the holiday season is near.  Hanging up colorful lights and dusting off mini North Pole villages can be fun; nevertheless, when you start pulling money from your pocket to cover holiday expenses, the holiday cheer can fade away.  But it doesn’t have to!  You […] Read More

How is your credit?

February 18 2015
Some of us may not realize just how important our credit is for building a solid financial foundation.  Maybe you do realize how important it is, but you’ve run into trouble.  Consider the questions below. Are you unsure about your credit score? Do you have a hard time getting loans because of a low credit […] Read More

Fitting Bills in the Budget

January 21 2015
Every budget should include bills and irregular expenses.  76% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck,1 and a budget can help combat that kind of lifestyle when each expense is taken into account. Step 1:  Evaluate all of your once-a-month bills.  Evaluate your cell phone contract, your cable, internet, utilities, et cetera, and challenge yourself to […] Read More