Make 2020 the year to focus on your financial success. Here are some helpful tips to help you start this new year off on the right financial track.
If you’re looking back on the holidays with dread because of the extra debt, you’re not alone. Here’s what you can do to recover from holiday spending.
Budget Credit Card Debt
Budget carefully to pay down credit card debt as soon as you can. It’s worth it to feel the squeeze for a few months in order to pay off those bills sooner. The longer you take to pay off the debt, the more you’ll be paying in interest.
Most of us use our checking accounts on a daily basis. Every swipe of a debit card, every bill we pay and every personal check we write takes money out of our checking account. But, how much money should we be keeping in these super-convenient accounts? Let’s find out.
Talking about money can sometimes lead to an uncomfortable conversation in a relationship. However, learning the right way to talk about money with your significant other is key to your financial success together. Sharing your financial goals and being honest about your financial habits is important. Here are some helpful tips to get the conversation started.
Dedicate a time
Together, choose a time when both of you can focus without distractions. If it helps, turn all smart devices off while you meet to make sure you have each other’s full attention.
Extracurricular activities are an important part of a child’s development. They allow kids to shine in ways that may not be possible in the classroom. Extracurricular activities also help kids step out of their social circles to forge new friendships. They may even be your child’s gateway to a college scholarship.
Did you know the average amount parents will spend on back-to-school shopping this season is about $700 per child? With supply lists, new clothes, backpacks, laptops and new shoes, back-to-school expenses can add up fast.
Did you know you should be timing your shopping throughout the week? Each weekday brings its own special deals and savings. Here’s the ultimate cheat sheet for your weekly shopping.
Sunday: Large household appliances
Does your refrigerator need replacing? Looking to swap out your oven for a newer model? Home improvement stores, like Lowe’s and Home Depot, tend to mark down their large appliances on Sundays.
Basics of Investing
Stocks. Bonds. Mutual Funds. Real Estate. Odds are you are going to put some of your hard-earned money into one or more of these investment vehicles at some point in your life. For many people, however, the mere mention of making an "investment' is overwhelming. This article is designed to help you feel more confident by giving you a quick overview of the most common types of investments.
Vacations are important for your physical and mental wellbeing. But how are you going to afford the steep price tag on your dream getaway? Read on to learn how Partner Colorado Credit Union can help you fund your summer vacation.
The best way to teach a child financial responsibility is by encouraging him to earn and manage his own money. As the weather warms and summer nears, there are many ways for your kids to pull in extra cash. In honor of Youth Savings Month, let’s take a look at nine easy ways for kids to make money.