Guidelines for Your Budget

  Ever wonder what the guidelines are for a budget?  What percentage of income should be allocated for each monthly expense?  Here are some suggestions from financial professionals: Savings / Investment                           5% – 10% Housing                                                       20% – 35% Utilities / Phone                                     3% – 7% Food                                                              15% […] Read More

Resolutions to Improve My Finances

Resolutions for spending less, saving more and figuring out your taxes are all great, but they usually end up forgotten, pushed aside or delayed.  We highly recommend the following tips to keep you on track with your finances for the new year. Resolution #1: Know where your money goes If you don’t know how much you […] Read More

Member Success Story: Taking Control of Your Finances

Grace, an employee of a leading company in mail distribution, came to the MSA Financial Wellness program in 2013 with the initial concern of her divorce: “I am recently separated from my husband, so I was initially very concerned about being financially able to take care of my needs.”  When she entered the program, the […] Read More