Yearly Archives: 2014

5 financial New Year’s resolutions to skip for 2015


It’s not only the fattening hors d’oevres and chocolates or the headache-producing champagne that give you a headache come New Year’s Eve—it could be the impractical resolutions and wishful thinking about what you’re going to do differently with your finances

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying, Personal Finance, Saving Money

10 tips to keep you financially savvy


A new year shouldn’t herald a new flight of credit card payments, but if you got a little carried away by the holiday spirit this winter, you may be facing a bevy of new balances arriving in your mailbox. Sure,

Posted in: Holiday, Personal Finance

12 home winterizing tips that will save you money all winter long


Whether you’re already sharing Facebook selfies catching the first snowflakes of the year on your tongue or you’re still pining for a brisk breeze to sweep away the last tendrils of  autumn, this is a smart time to prepare your

Posted in: Saving Money

4 reasons credit unions are better than banks


If “too big to fail” feels too big to trust, as far as you’re concerned, you’ll be reassured by knowing that choosing a credit union instead of a bank opens the door to a more meaningful banking experience. When you

Posted in: Credit Unions, Personal Finance

How to manage student loan debt

How to manage student loan debt

If you’ve taken out student loans, you’ve probably resigned yourself to years of payments … and interest … and more payments … and more interest … But sometimes doubling down on your repayment plan isn’t the smartest strategy. You may

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