With summer just over a month away, many people are starting to make summer plans and incur expenses related to summer activities. Before you start on your summer plans, make sure you are prepared to control your spending. Summer can be a difficult time staying true to your budget.
Are you struggling with any aspect of your personal finance? Are you ready to make a change to improve your financial situation? There are a few basic financial moves you can make to get your finances back on track.
If you have always desired a budget, but feel like the creation and upkeep of one would be too much effort, there might be a better way. As a FORUM member, you have access to FORUM’s free online banking program, CU Online.
It’s time to make the most of your 401(k). You’ve probably heard these tips before, but sometimes it’s good to have a mental refresher to put these tips into practice!
Do you need to increase your cash flow to make your monthly budget work? Almost everyone could use a few more dollars each month. There are ways to give yourself a raise even if you don’t get one from your work.
Budgeting is certainly a lifestyle change and if your New Year’s resolution was to live by a budget, you could be experiencing burnout by now. Lifestyle changes are difficult, however there are ways to beat budget burnout and stay on track financially.
If you want 2017 to better financially than 2016 you really need to have a plan. It doesn’t have to be complicated, sometimes a simple plan works the best. A plan based on foundational aspects of money management can actually be easy to follow and requires only 6 steps.
The holidays are in full swing now and for many work and family life are transitioning to holiday mode as well. For your finances you can’t really take a break if you want to be financially successful. Now is a critical time to stay focused and not make financial mistakes that can start your 2017 off in a financial crunch.