Building a Holiday Budget

Although the holidays are a joyous time to celebrate our family and friends, they also can place a strain on our finances. Even if your household has not felt the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, be sensitive to what other family members or friends might be experiencing. They may be relieved by your suggestion […] Read More

Is Black Friday the Key to Holiday Savings?

Is fighting the crowds on Black Friday worthwhile?  Black Friday has evolved into an extended weekend of shopping instead of just finding deals on the day after Thanksgiving. Businesses offer huge discounts on Black Friday with the hope that they can make up for it in volume.  In 2016, more than 154 million consumers shopped […] Read More

Save Money this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is less than two weeks away!  Are you planning an elaborate dinner?  Romantic getaway?  Lots and lots of chocolate?  No matter the plans for you and your loved one, we want your wallet to be happy too.  Why?  Spend too much and you’re broke.  Spend too little and you’re in the dog house. […] Read More