Giving makes the world go round. But it isn’t about who can offer the most money, clothes or time. Any bit you can spare helps. Many people feel like they can’t spare anything. But whether you’re donating food, used goods, money or time, your contributions DO make a difference. Continue reading Donating Money Makes Good Sense
In an age of massive consumer debt, credit cards run amuck, astonishing national debts, and banks closing their doors, there are plenty of reasons to save money.
Unfortunately, many people have never been educated on how to save money.
But we’ve got some good news. There are an astonishing number of ways to save money these days, all of which can give your budget a serious boost.
Here are some of our favorite money-saving tips. Continue reading Simple Money Saving Tips To Give Your Budget A Serious Boost
When doing your own personal financial planning the question “How much money do I need to save to retire?” is one with a seemingly unlimited number of answers. Continue reading 2 Quick Answers: ‘How Much Do I Need To Retire?’
If you are lucky enough to be leaving your current employer for bigger and better things, there are probably a lot of things on your mind. One thing you shouldn’t lose sight of in the shuffle is what to do with your 401(k)–especially if you’re currently at your first 401(k)-offering job. Continue reading 3 Options For Your 401(k) When Changing Jobs
Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you’ve probably either paid off your car, credit card or student loans; or, perhaps you’ve gotten a raise at work. All of these things are worth celebrating! But all of these things also raise one important question–what should I do with this extra income? Continue reading What To Do With Side Hustle 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
If you’ve just graduated from high school or college, or just landed a job that could lead to your dream career, thinking about a retirement savings account may feel, well, silly. I mean, you’re just starting out! You’ve got a whole handful of decades before you should even consider slowing down. Continue reading Young, Smart & Savvy: Start Saving For Tomorrow, Today
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
As the end of March rolls around, it’s become clear: Everyone’s favorite season is here! No, no– I’m not talking about Spring. Rather, I’m talking about a season that’s just as unavoidable, whether you hate doing them and have others do it for you, love doing them and have others help you, or simply roll up your sleeves and knock them out yourself; I’m talking, of course, about tax season. Continue reading 7 Smart Ideas For Your Tax Refund
You can’t prepare for an emergency, but you can prepare for what happens after one. An emergency savings fund is a crucial part of anybody’s finances because, as the name states, it’s what’s going to keep you afloat after the unthinkable happens–it’s the money that’s going to cover the financial losses you may incur when life throws your a hard, fast curve ball. Continue reading An Emergency Savings Fund Is A Necessity.