People who like talking about their personal finances are few and far between. It’s not a comfortable subject for many people, often because many of us are burdened with debt that makes having healthy finances seem impossible.[Read more…] about Know Where You Stand on Your Personal Finances
Preparing for Tax Season: Mentally & Financially
Let’s face it, everyone dreads tax season. Whether you owe on your return or expect to get money back, the process of preparing and filing your taxes can be a grueling process. Consider these tips to get you mentally and financially prepared for filing day.[Read more…] about Preparing for Tax Season: Mentally & Financially
Managing Holiday Financial Stress
The seasonal displays have been swapped out at your favorite local business, homes and trees are beginning to light up, and your children are beginning to write their Christmas lists to Santa. Your wallet and your stress may already be feeling the impact of the holiday season, but we’re here to help you get through it without a big bill on January 1st.
Here are some tips to help you manage your holiday financial stress.[Read more…] about Managing Holiday Financial Stress
Alleghany Highlands YMCA Spotlight
We believe that one of the greatest impacts we can have on our community is partnering with non-profits who share our mission for community building and service. As a partner of the Alleghany Highlands YMCA for decades, we are proud of its success in serving thousands of families for better health and wellness in our community.[Read more…] about Alleghany Highlands YMCA Spotlight
Protecting Seniors from Fraud
As our world becomes increasingly more connected, it becomes easier for scammers to use technology to take advantage of us and our loved ones.[Read more…] about Protecting Seniors from Fraud
3 Proven Budgeting Techniques
Whether you’re setting up your first budget or just want to refresh your finances, one of these proven budgeting techniques will work for you!
Creating and following a personal budget is one of the best ways to take steps towards financial freedom. While budgeting techniques may vary, they all require the same foundational practices: looking at the big picture, tracking your spending, and setting goals. It’s important to take all of these elements into account before choosing a technique that will work best for your financial situation.
Let’s explore some of the most popular budgeting techniques.[Read more…] about 3 Proven Budgeting Techniques