Of the 148,773 FORUM members, more than 9,000 are under the age of 18. We are grateful so many FORUM parents have passed along the benefits of Credit Union membership to their children. Our purpose here at FORUM is helping members live their financial dreams, and it has been well documented that saving money at an early age dramatically aids in achieving one’s financial dreams.
With the first quarter of the year almost in the books, it might be time to look at those resolutions that you formulated at the start of the year. Many of our New Year’s resolutions may have gone by the wayside. If some of those forgotten resolutions are financially related there is still time to get them back on track.
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For millions of Americans, they have or will soon receive a tax refund check this year and for others, this is the time of the year they are receiving annual bonus payouts. These windfalls of money can be a great temptation or a great opportunity.
If your take home pay has increased this year either due to a raise or the tax law changes this could be an opportunity to make significant financial changes. There a few keys moves that can really can help you change your financial situation.
One of your resolutions for 2018 might have been to improve your financial position. If you are looking to better your money situation then there are four numbers that you should be monitoring. It might be surprising that it doesn’t really involve your budget.
Many people are in the habit of making resolutions for the New Year and financial resolutions are often included. The key is knowing if they are realistic or just another resolution that will be forgotten before Ground Hog Day.
Most people don’t intend to be in a poor financial situation, it usually is a combination of misfortune and poor financial habits that lead them towards financial distress. There are a few behaviors that can be the foundation for a better financial outlook and mastering the basics will pay dividends your entire life.