Identifying and Preventing Elder Financial Abuse

If you suspect elder abuse has been or is being committed, visit the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) and contact the appropriate authorities in your area.Here’s a sobering statistic: Americans over the age of 60 lose an estimated $23.8 billion annually to elder financial exploitation (EFE) according to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP.)And [...]

By |2024-05-21T14:14:55-04:00May 21st, 2024|Budgeting, Savings|0 Comments

BookSmart: Top Financial Education Reads for Kids and Teens

Amidst juggling work, household chores, and other responsibilities, imparting valuable money lessons can sometimes take a backseat for busy parents. The good news? You have help! There are lots of great reads out there covering everything from building a budget to early investing. Check out this reading list for young children, tweens, and teens, [...]

By |2024-04-17T15:50:52-04:00April 17th, 2024|Budgeting, Savings|0 Comments

Jump Start Your Savings

4 Tips to Jump-Start your Savings Plan Whether it’s the struggle of delaying immediate rewards for greater benefit in the future, or an unexpected expense, people looking to build a successful savings habit often run up against very real challenges. To help manage these realities, here are four [...]

By |2024-05-23T08:40:37-04:00March 20th, 2024|Building Credit, Savings|0 Comments

The 5 Factors That Affect Your Credit Score

The 5 Factors That Affect Your Credit Score Whether you're looking to get your first credit card for everyday expenses or take out a mortgage to purchase your first home, credit is an essential tool for helping people meet their financial goals. Here, we'll break down the 5 factors that [...]

By |2024-03-13T11:27:37-04:00March 12th, 2024|Building Credit, Savings|0 Comments