What Kids Need to Know About Money

There is more to teaching kids about money then the philosophy that money doesn’t grow on trees. We firmly believe that it is never too early to teach them how money matters work. They may not have to necessarily know the financial situation in details, but it does not hurt to explain the value of…

Easy Peasy No Bake Appetizers

Headed to a party and need to bring a dish to pass? Below are three easy and fun recipes. Caprese Skewers Ingredients -1/2 cup Balsamic Vinegar -1 pack of grape or cherry tomatoes -1 package of mozzarella balls (mini or regular) – Basil leaves -Salt and pepper -Skewers or toothpicks Directions Depending on the portion…

Travel the world in your twenties

Traveling to Europe always seemed too expensive and unattainable for me until retirement or that winning lottery ticket. To my excitement, it is something I can cross off my bucket list at age 22. I am fortunate to have a full-time job and by using tight budgeting tricks (like joining a credit union to save on banking fees),…

Freezing your credit report- know the facts

Freeze Your Credit for Free Did you know that you can now “freeze” your credit from being pulled at the three major credit reporting agencies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion? As a result of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, you can freeze your credit file from being pulled to protect yourself against…

Build your credit now!

Without a credit score, it can be difficult to apply for loans, rent an apartment, or buy a house, but how do you get a credit score, and what’s the best way to build credit? There’s no easy answer, but we have some guidelines for how to build credit and an answer to that nagging…

2019 Best Superbowl Commercials

Superbowl weekend…. some people watch the puppy bowl, some for the game, and some for the performances…. Me, I love the commercials… you have to admit- they have made you chuckle from time to time (especially during the particularly boring game yesterday). So we are here to give you the best of the best, and…