Regardless of your age, there are a few money moves to consider every year if you want to improve your finacial situation. Financially successful people don’t put their finances on autopilot and these simple moves can make all the difference.
If you want 2019 to better financially than 2018 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.
FORUM Credit Union is one of 5,548 credit unions in the United States, and one of the many traits FORUM shares with other credit unions is their desire to give back to the communities they serve. If you like supporting local businesses that support their community, credit unions are a great option for your financial needs. We do this in a variety of ways and this column is an opportunity to shine a light on three fun ways we carry out some of our community endeavors.
Owning your first home is a big step. Before you embark on the journey of homeownership you need to find the answers to several important questions about getting a mortgage and owning a home.
Not sure what to get your kids or grandkids this year for Christmas? With only a handful of days remaining, I have a few Christmas gift ideas that might just be what you should be putting under your tree. These are more about giving a gift to set them on the right financial path.
With less than 30 days remaining in 2018 you might be content to push any financial matters into 2019. That would be a big mistake because there are a few key money moves you should consider before the end of the year.
Now that everyone is in full holiday mode, most of us are busy making plans and creating to do lists of what all we need to do in the next 30 days. If you have kids, using the holidays as a teachable financial moment should be on that list. There are several opportunities to help incorporate financial wisdom in our holiday traditions.
Holiday overspending is often cited as one of the biggest reasons that people struggle financially in the New Year. Even though we are just a few days away from Black Friday there is still time to make smart financial plans for this holiday season.