Create a budget
Pay down debt
Improve your home
Plan to relax
Sometimes it seems next to impossible to save. We know we should, but often something happens that derails our good intentions. Here are nine simple ways to reexamine your spending and put some money aside to reach your goals or cover unexpected expenses.
Where did my money go? It’s easy to lose track, because hey, life is busy. Outlining a monthly plan for where your money lands is a great way to keep your finances on track and offers you peace of mind. Don’t forget to tuck some of that budget into your savings plan!
Working late, taking kids to practice and so much more keeps us on the run. Use online and mobile banking to keep you in the know. These tools can keep you on track: get mobile alerts when bills are due, set up automatic payments and check your online activity. Life just got a little easier.
If you have credit card debt on your mind, you are not alone. Many of us look to the new year as a great time to put a “pay down plan” in place. Let’s plan together! Take a look at these tips to help you turn your debt around and keep more of your hard-earned money.
Does the wish list ever end? We’d love new kitchen counters, to add a deck for entertaining or to finally get that master bathroom. But what makes the most sense to do? We have some ideas for you. Learn what projects will get you the most return for your money and help you check off your dreams one by one.
Making time for yourself (or with others) is always a good idea. The key is to plan a vacation or staycation that won’t break the bank. Taking advantage of rewards, saving early and working out the details are all things that can get you where you want to go. Let the planning begin!