8 Simple Ways to Stretch a Dollar

8 simple ways to stretch a dollar

Living within your means is the foundation of financial health. But, that’s easier said than done. If you find yourself in the red at the end of too many months, you’re not alone. “Sticking to a budget” is the No. 1 financial challenge for Americans, according to a recent GOBankingRates survey.

Here are some suggestions that might help guide you on the road to your financial health. Continue reading

8 Tips to Avoid Overspending This Holiday Season

Using gift cards and price-matching can help keep you on budget. 

8 tips to avoid overspendingThis time of year can put a strain on finances.

The holidays often inspire lots of spending. Whether you’re shopping for presents, decorating your home or preparing a large meal, there are different steps you can take to keep your budget on track this holiday season. Continue reading

Gameday Kickoff 2015: Lessons For Investing

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In a country full of people who sometimes disagree on a variety of fundamental issues, we can find common ground on game days; nearly 80 percent of Americans watched at least one football game last year. In fact, 45 of the 50 highest-rated television programs of 2014 were football games.  We may not be able to agree on the toppings for the halftime pizza, but we can agree that we’re watching the game. Continue reading