New Year’s Resolutions Reminders

2016 Resolutions

Have you already forgotten all about your New Year’s resolutions? It can be difficult to change our lives, even when it’s for the better.  Knowing this, we want you to know that, in your financial life, there are changes you can make today that will last the entire year.  Here are three resolutions you can set today and some follow-up goals for the rest of the year. Continue reading

Top 5 Budgeting Mistakes — And How To Avoid Them

Top 5 Budgeting Mistakes

January is the No. 1 month when people launch new financial regimes, and nearly a third of respondents to a GoBankingRate survey said their 2016 goals include “saving more and spending less.”

All sounds great, says budgeting expert, Lauren Greutman. “Many people start off the new year excited about a budget, but quickly fall off the wagon, only to feel defeated,” says Greutman.

Budgeting doesn’t have to be stressful. Know the likely pitfalls, and how to avoid them. Continue reading