September is national preparedness month and part of being prepared is having financial plans for any circumstance that might arise. Here with a few tips on how to be financially prepared for many of the difficult financial situations we might encounter.
How you pay for all the expenses during your lifetime can have a significant impact on your financial situation. Making the wrong choice in funding your spending often leads to money problems.
Not surprisingly, almost everyone can find a little extra money each month on purchases they make every day from grocery shopping to eating out. If your budget is a little tight or you just want to increase the amount you can put away each month, here are a few ideas just for you.
We have all heard the sage financial sound-bytes that seem so powerful and useful. But what do they really mean and how can they be used in everyday life? Sometimes it might not be really what you think, read on for how to put these sayings into practice.
Building strong money habits and reaching your financial goals requires more than just an annual planning and budgeting session. Life generally doesn’t go completely as we planned which is why a mid-year financial review is key for financial success.
Whether you are 25 or 65 being a smart saver and investor is very important. No one can afford to make wrong choices or miss opportunities that could maximize their earnings. Even when working with a professional, remembering a few important tips can be beneficial.
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.