Financial Advice and Tips

Find informative articles on financial advice and tips. Discover what you should know in this section of our blog dedicated to improving your financial literacy and acumen.

Step Two – To Buying a Home!


Blog Now that you know your credit qualifies you for a mortgage, and the maximum dollar amount you are qualified for, you can shop for homes based on the approval criteria. Not sure about your pre-approval? Check out our Guide to Home Buying – Step One to get started from the beginning. When to use a “Buyer’s Agent” If you are buying a home for the first [...]

Step Two – To Buying a Home!2022-11-30T12:16:33+00:00

Guide to Home Buying-Step 1


Blog Buying a home can be an intimidating and seemingly daunting process. Whether you are a first-time home buyer, or have been a homeowner for an extended period of time, the following provides a useful guide to help you make an educated home buying decision. Before you begin your home search, […]

Guide to Home Buying-Step 12022-11-30T12:26:05+00:00

Affordable Cookout Ideas


Blog Inexpensive Cookout IdeasDiscover our inexpensive cookout ideas! It’s that time of year again! When the weather is nice, having friends and family over for a cookout can be a great time. Whether it’s for a holiday or just to get together, cookouts can easily become costly if you do not plan accordingly. Before your next cookout, use these cookout budgeting tips to help you save big!Cheap and [...]

Affordable Cookout Ideas2022-11-25T11:28:56+00:00

Grill Buying Guide


Blog Grilled ribeye steak or fresh grilled salmon with a lemon butter sauce? Classic barbeque chicken or sweet baby back ribs? Perhaps you’re in the mood for a grilled steak salad or something different like rosemary ranch chicken kabobs! Whatever you’re in the mood for, it’s summer grilling season and that means it’s time to get the grill ready. For those looking for a new grill, here are [...]

Grill Buying Guide2022-11-30T11:15:10+00:00

Fly Cheap: How to Get the Best Deal on Airfare


Blog How do you get the best deal on airfare? According to a study done by, you should book your flight 76 days in advance, on average, to receive the lowest possible price. Now don’t go counting out 76 days just yet…every person’s trip is different and a variety of factors went into obtaining this number. does state booking a flight within 21-115 days in advance [...]

Fly Cheap: How to Get the Best Deal on Airfare2022-11-28T12:03:04+00:00

Bankruptcy Explained


Blog Declaring bankruptcy is a major decision that should only be made after exploring all feasible options of debt repayment. While bankruptcy can eliminate most debts under the protection of the federal bankruptcy court, it will not alleviate one from tax liabilities, child support, or spousal support. It can also have damaging effects on your credit report for 7-10 years, making it very difficult to borrow or [...]

Bankruptcy Explained2022-11-28T12:05:48+00:00

10 Tips For Moving! Leave The Stress And Bring The Finesse


Blog While moving can be exciting, the actual act of moving can be stressful and take months of planning. Whether this is your first move or one of many, we rounded up some tips and tricks that will make your big move easy! Tips For Moving 1. Have a yard sale! This is a great way to get rid of unwanted items AND make extra cash. 2. Do not limit yourself [...]

10 Tips For Moving! Leave The Stress And Bring The Finesse2022-11-28T12:08:20+00:00

Unexpected Costs in a Wedding Budget


Blog With the two most popular months to get married right around the corner, June and September, couples are realizing their wedding budget expenses are inevitably adding up. From the reception venue, photographer, and catering costs, it’s easy to go over your budget even if you think you have everything planned. On top of that, there are last-minute costs you may have forgotten to take into consideration when [...]

Unexpected Costs in a Wedding Budget2022-11-28T12:16:45+00:00

How to Cut Moving Costs


Blog Whether you’re moving yourself or your entire family – the idea of packing everything up and relocating to a new home can be a huge source of stress. As if it wasn’t stressful enough, on top of all the packing and planning, you still need to face the cost of moving. Thankfully, there are a number of ways you can save money when moving. Here are [...]

How to Cut Moving Costs2022-11-28T12:28:35+00:00

Private: Can You Really Afford to Attend that Wedding?


Blog Weddings are easily one of the most memorable events in any couple’s life, and as a friend or family member, it only makes sense that you want to be there to support them. But, what happens when you simply can’t afford to attend? Some Shocking Statistics… Couples spent an average of $38,700 on their wedding in 2019. With the prices of weddings increasing, the cost of [...]

Private: Can You Really Afford to Attend that Wedding?2022-11-28T12:42:56+00:00
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