Don’t Let Black Friday Blot Your Finances

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

Member Success Story: How to Enjoy Your Finances

One employee thought it impossible to enjoy her financial status, that is, until she started working with MSA.  Her journey started off like many employees: she found herself spending more than her income and unable to build savings. When Meredith entered the MSA program, she took a survey to measure her financial well-being and scored […] Read More

How a Budget can Help Your Debt and Credit

A budget can help you get rid of debt and improve your credit.  Use the following steps as starting points: Step 1:  Establish a plan to reduce and eventually eliminate credit card use.  Once you’ve stopped using the card(s), focus on getting rid of the debt.  Use your budget to plan and record how much […] Read More