Day: November 25, 2020

7 Extra Ways to Save Money This Month

November 25, 2020

There is always one new way to save more money this month. If you are strapped for cash, comb the list below for a tip or two that you have yet to implement to close the gaps in your budget. Saving more money is not impossible if you can be diligent and disciplined enough. 1. […]

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When Should You Use Your Emergency Fund?

November 25, 2020

The economic recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic has left millions of people jobless or facing reduced wages. Throughout the year, numerous families have been forced to make difficult financial choices. For the few who managed to build an emergency fund, these savings have been invaluable. Still, it’s not always clear when you should tap […]

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Unemployment, Stimulus Check Update

November 25, 2020

In six weeks, millions of people will lose the few federal benefits from the CARES Act that remain. This includes the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) programs, which provided extended unemployment benefits. Additionally, student loan deferment and eviction moratoriums will also end.  With Inauguration still weeks away, many wonder if […]

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How To Open A Checking Account For Your Child

November 25, 2020

You’ve been there for all your child’s firsts — their first word, first steps, first time riding a bike on their own, and everything in between. As they’ve grown, you might wonder if they’re ready for another first: their first checking account.  Similar to driving or getting their first job, opening a checking account is […]

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Best Cash Back Cards For December 2020

November 25, 2020

Are you dreaming about your next big vacation? Do you have holiday travel plans? If so, you might consider a travel rewards credit card. If you have good to excellent credit, you can use these cards to earn great rewards and maximize your spending — which is perfect for your holiday shopping. To help you […]

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5 Ways To Save Money During The Holidays

November 25, 2020

Most people are cutting back this year, and with good reason. Still, that doesn’t mean the temptation to spend more than you should will disappear.    ‘Tis the season to spend, which means it’s time to find new ways to save money during the holidays, especially during the pandemic. Trim the tree while also trimming […]

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4 Things To Consider When Opening A New Checking Account

November 25, 2020

Chances are, you already have a checking account. So why would you need to think about opening a different one?    However, not all bank accounts are the same. Some have special features, lower rates, or offer other benefits you may not know about.   “A checking account can have a long-term impact on your […]

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