4 Bad Money Habits to Kick for 40 Days

Take this season to put a financial spin on your daily routines.  Let us help you kick four bad money habits to help you save money this spring! Items that can damage your wallet and waist – Get rid of the alcohol, cigarettes, and fast food! Bad credit card behavior – Skip using the card for unnecessary purchases and pay off the balance each month. … Continue reading 4 Bad Money Habits to Kick for 40 Days

America Saves Week

February 19-26 is America Saves Week! This week is an annual opportunity to promote good financial savings and behavior!  In honor of the week, you can take a few easy, and relatively painless, steps to save money on your food dollars at home. The money you save could be put into savings! Prevent food waste – Cut down on the amount of food you throw … Continue reading America Saves Week

Credit Card Use Declines Among Students

Are you in student loan debt? You’re not alone. The average college loan owed by the class of 2010 was up to $25,250 by the end of 2011. On a positive note however, on average, the credit card balances have dropped to $811, from a record of $3,173 in 2009. The percentage of students owning credit cards has also decreased from 84% to 40% within … Continue reading Credit Card Use Declines Among Students

Apps to Combat Rising Gas Prices: an oldie but goodie from past posts…

Gas prices are continuing to rise around the country from week to week. The U.S. national gasoline average of $3.48 is about $0.35 higher than the price this time last year. Instead of letting this cost make a dent in your wallet, try out the neat new app “GasBuddy” on your iPhone, iPad, Android or Blackberry. GasBuddy can be downloaded for free and in one … Continue reading Apps to Combat Rising Gas Prices: an oldie but goodie from past posts…