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There's a lot more to personal finance than most of us ever learned in school. Our blog is here to help you hone your skills on the finer points of saving money, borrowing wisely, and charting a course for your future.

How to Start a Wedding Fund

First, CONGRATULATIONS! We are glad you have found your one and only. We would be honored to celebrate with you by helping you save for your big day.…

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Pack a Healthy Zero-Waste Lunch

Zero waste means you avoid packing lunch items that you will throw away at the end of your meal. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American generates 4.9 pounds of trash…

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Financial Checklist for Having a Baby

Parenthood is an absolute joy, but it can be stressful if you’re not prepared. Reduce your financial worry by working through our “Pre-Baby Financial Checklist.”…

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How to Help Kids Set Savings Goals

Kids often ask parents to purchase new toys, games or gadgets. Instead of pulling out your wallet, parents, use this as a learning opportunity.…

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Create a Chore Chart for Kids

If you do the legwork to implement them, chore charts can work wonderfully for children. They showcase life skills and teamwork and help children understand how to set priorities.…

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How to Save for Vacation

Where is your vacation destination? Hopefully, it is somewhere amazing! Are you financially prepared? If not, we can help.…

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9 Habits of Financially Savvy Women

We all have that one financially independent friend. She has plans for her money, manages a fierce budget and grows her wealth. She has great financial habits and inspires you to improve yours.…

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Dog Parenting: Are you Financially Prepared?

Playing fetch at the park and having a consistent snuggle buddy are perks of dog ownership, but all animals come with a cost.…

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6 Essential Books on Saving Money

Do you want to save more money? If this is one of your financial goals, these six books should be at the top of your reading list this year.…

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How to Talk to your Partner About Money

Are you comfortable talking about money and finances with your partner? While it may feel intimidating, these conversations are a must.…

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