FAFSA filing tips you can use now

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is the first step in securing college financial aid for your child. Most students are eligible for some form of financial aid. Thus, accurately completing the FAFSA is very important. Here are some tips to… Read More

Why calculate your net worth?

Are you on track to reach your financial goals? Are you saving enough for retirement or falling short? Will there be enough money for your child’s college education? A net worth statement can help you find those answers. You’ll get… Read More

Make and save money with consignment

Consignment is a great way to clean out your closets, find good shopping deals and make some extra money. Consignment shops are popular places to find men’s, women’s and kids’ clothes and toys, household items or electronics. If you’re ready… Read More

Get kids off to a good start with money smarts

If you’re a parent, you can bet your child will mirror your behavior and values, including how you manage money. As your child grows, create opportunities to make learning about money fun! Earn and save money Consider allowing your young… Read More

Learn to plan to your values

Planning for your future doesn’t just revolve around numbers and calculators. Instead, focus on what really matters most to you and plan to your values. Here’s how to get started with the life you want. Consider your values Write down… Read More

Be a better money manager

Creating a budget is an easy way to wrap your arms around your finances. It’s the first step toward becoming a better money manager. Whether you want to avoid late fees and higher interest rates or if you simply want… Read More

How to fill the college financial aid gap

Whether you’ve been out of high school 30 days or 30 years, finding enough money to pay for college can be a challenge. If you’ve received a financial aid letter from your college of choice and the amount offered is… Read More