THIS ONE THING AFFECTS YOUR HEALTH AND YOUR RELATIONSHIPS

It’s not just your wallet that feels the weight of financial stress.  A recent survey found that those who deal with high financial stress also have problems with their loved ones and their well-being, among other things.1  The negative effects are everywhere, so it’s time to focus on how to fix money issues before they […] Read More

The Overall Cost of Pet Care

Did you know that yearly expenses for a pet can cost from $200-2,000 and sometimes more, according to the ASPCA?  Welcoming a pet into your home has an impact on your finances.  The following table, presented by the ASPCA, calculates the probable costs for common pets per year: 1. Premium brand dry kibble 2. Exam, […] Read More

Member Success Story: A Couple Becomes a Team

With the MSA Financial Wellness program, couples become a team working towards mutual goals and achieving their dreams.  When Richard and his wife began the MSA Financial Wellness program, they needed help understanding the financial terrain of saving up for a new home: “My wife and I are currently in the market to buy a […] Read More