At the end of each month, do you find yourself feeling pretty much where you started? You have a budget but when all the bills are paid from your Madison credit union accounts, there doesn’t seem to be much leftover. Continue reading Creative Ways to Add to Your Income
Managing your personal finances and building a savings account in Madison is all about the big picture and simply staying motivated. Keep these quotes in mind to continually inspire your success. Continue reading 17 Inspiring Quotes For When You’re Struggling To Save
There are two kinds of decisions in life: major and minor. Deciding to buy a home is a different kind of choice than deciding to eat that last slice of pizza. Yes, the pizza may seem like a life or death situation at the time—but trust me, it’s a minor decision. Continue reading How To Be Sure You’re Ready To Be A Homeowner
Receiving unexpected income is a great feeling! Whether it’s a bonus at work, tax refund, or birthday or graduation check. Your mind is immediately swept up with all the fabulous ways you could enjoy it. Dinners, shopping, maybe an extra day on vacation. But is that really the best way to use it? Continue reading 3 Smart Things to Do with Unexpected Income
There are so many things to learn when you’re getting started with a new checking account! From which type of account to choose, to how to manage the account. Now we’ll take a look at how to find the right checking account overdraft protection and why you need this valuable extra service. Continue reading Checking Accounts 101.3 – Cool Extras
When I first got started with a checking account the most important thing I had to remember was to keep track of all checks and withdrawals so I did not overdraw my account (use more money than I actually had in the account.) Overdrafts incur fees which can add up quickly. Continue reading Checking Accounts 101.2 – Account Management Tools
If you’ve had one before, a checking account probably seems like no big deal. But for folks new to the world of checking there’s a ton of things to discover. Even seasoned checking account owners often learn about new and easier ways of managing their money considering new technology. Here is a thorough guide to everything you need to know about opening and using a checking account.
Continue reading Checking Account 101: Everything You Need to Know
If you’re like me, you’re always looking for ways to save a few bucks and if possible, take better care of our mothership Earth. Maintaining an energy-efficient home sounds so appealing but it’s often easier said than done, especially if you’re renting. Unless the landlord or property owner is interested in financing major improvements, renters are left to their own temporary solutions. Continue reading Renters Save More: 6 Areas To Improve For Energy Efficiency
We hear a lot about student loans these days, and student loan forgiveness. While all of our collective student debt is not gong to suddenly be wiped away, some of us may be able to take advantage of Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness. Continue reading Student Loan Forgiveness: Do You Qualify?
When it comes to your kids and money, it’s never too early to start teaching some simple money management habits. Whether it’s an allowance or letting them help with the grocery shopping, talking to kids regularly about money early on will build some financial awareness. Over time as they mature, this financial awareness will build and grow as will their money management skills. Continue reading Tips On Getting Started With Kids Savings Accounts In Madison