Savings Tips for Every Life Stage: Twenties
You typically have a lot of big life decisions to make in your 20s. First job. First apartment. First time managing your own finances. Many people also make decisions about attending graduate school, getting married, […]
Is a Money Market the Right Savings Vehicle for You?
Everybody would love to become a master of savings by paving the way to a rock-solid nest egg. However, for most of us, this is a road less traveled and we wonder how to get […]
What is a Share Certificate? Your Guide to This Easy Money-Growing Secret
In the early years of my career as a Service Credit Union financial service representative, many members came to me looking for a high-yield, short-term way to shore up funds for the future. I quickly […]
Why Even Young People Need Life Insurance
You are young and the world is yours! So why bother thinking about life insurance? Let’s face it, talking about debts and death is pretty much torture for most people, and who wants an additional […]
How to Retire in Germany and Begin Your Next Adventure
As the largest economy in Europe, with a central location, affordable health care, low crime rates and a vibrant U.S. ex-pat community, more and more Americans are choosing to retire in Germany. Before you pack up your bags, rent a place and begin life as a retiree in the German economy, here are some tips to make sure the reality of retirement is as relaxed as your vision of retirement.
7 Good Ways to Use a Tax Return
The date for filing tax returns is fast approaching, and even though this years tax deadline is pushed out three extra days to Tuesday, April 18, its time to start thinking about how to make your refund work for you.
Know Your Money Psychology Style
We all make decisions with our money at one point or another that don’t work out for the best. Its just inevitable. But if you find yourself falling into patterns of behavior that lead to negative financial consequences, it could be time to examine a little more closely how you make these choices.