Setting Your Financial Priorities

Posted on January 16, 2016 By

Whether you know it or not, you are always setting your financial priorities. Some may decide that a new stereo system is more inportant than this month’s electric bill. This may be a little off the wall but it is still setting your priorities. Anyone wanting to better manage their money would be wise to…


Bankruptcy Bill

Posted on January 12, 2016 By

The Senate is trying to overhaul the bankruptcy laws. Credit card companies and retailers have been pushing for reform since 1997. Hopefully, the new law will come into effect by mid-March. What have they been battling over? They rejected an amendment that would allow older people to get a special “homestead exemption” that would allow…


How To Save Money On Groceries

Posted on January 7, 2016 By

Unlike a fixed monthly cost such as your mortgage or car payment, the amount you spend on groceries each month is somewhat flexible. While the common advice of clipping coupons and buying generic brands to save money while shopping is sound, by far the best way to truly keep your grocery shopping expenses under control…


How To Reduce Banking Fees

Posted on January 4, 2016 By

Nobody likes to pay banking fees, but if you aren’t active in trying to reduce them, you are probably paying more in fees than you need to be. One of the most important actions to take in order to reduce the banking fees is to figure out exactly how you use your bank. Consider what…