Great Money Resolutions for the New Year
It’s that time of year again, recovering from the indulgences of the holidays, looking over the past year, breaking out the new calendar, and planning to do better in all aspects of life in the […]
10 Ways to Scare Up Extra Cash for the Holidays
The average American shopper spends between $600 and $1,000 on holiday spending, and if you haven’t been budgeting for it all year, here are ten ways to help afford those costs without eating into your […]
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 […]
Secrets to Raising Money Smart Kids
Picture it: Your 28-year-old son stops by with a “proposal” for you. He reveals he is two months behind on his rent, has maxed out his credit cards and is behind on the minimum payments, […]
How to Conquer the Post-Graduate Season of #Adulting
Hey, graduates! Your summer is almost over, and on your way to, or already inside the working world! If you have not thought about it already, there are some things you should know about the […]
The Best Way to Ensure a Relaxing Vacation
Recently I took a cruise with my family, though technically I was island hopping through some U.S. territories, I still needed to manage items before I left, as I left, and when I returned. These […]
Wherever Life Takes You, Your Favorite Credit Union Is Close By
Going back home to San Diego from Germany has always been a fun-filled couple of weeks for me but just because I am on vacation does not mean that my adult responsibilities are taking a […]
The Staycation: Be a Hero and Conquer the Ultimate Vacation … From Home!
Ahhhhhh. It is summertime — you can just smell it in the air. While many are looking forward to summer vacation, the rest of us that have been cutting back on discretionary spending are looking […]
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.
What to Know When Purchasing Your First Home
Being prepared with the right information is key when purchasing your first home to ensure you get the best deal and most suitable mortgage for your needs.