Winter Energy Savings Tips for Your Apartment

If you live in an apartment you know your utility bill is one of your biggest expenses. In Winter a lot of that cost comes from heating your place. To reduce the bill you’ll need to reduce your energy use. Here are some tips to make your apartment more energy efficient this January:

Get Back on Track in 2018 With These 4 Financial Tips

It’s 2018 and you’re resolved to make your budget stick and improve your personal finances. However, committing to that resolution and following through isn’t always easy. Here are a few simple, attainable goals to help you keep your resolution throughout the year.

7 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Depression

Andy Williams once sang that the holiday season is the “most wonderful time of the year,” but for many people it isn’t so cheerful. The impending holidays can be stressful – end-of-year deadlines at work, family problems, poor drinking and eating habits, cold and dark winter days, and other issues can trigger sadness for anyone prone to depression. If you are feeling down this holiday, there are some ways to lift your spirits. Here are some tips:

Make Your Financial Resolutions for the New Year

As the end of the year approaches, many of us will reflect on 2017 with regret for not following through with our resolutions from 2017, especially when it comes to money. Thirty-six percent of  Americans made a money resolution at the beginning of 2017, according to a Fidelity Investments survey, so that’s a lot of regret! But fear not, 2018 gives us all another chance to better our financial situations. Here are 8 resolutions that can help make 2018 a great year.

Stay Safe this Winter with Home and Travel Prep

Winter comes faster than we think and we often aren’t prepared for it. When temperatures start to fall it’s a good idea to be prepared for any impending hazards from storms and cold temperatures. Winterizing your home and vehicles, and planning for power outages will help to keep you and your family safe during the cold season. Here are some tips:

Holiday Gift Budgeting for Kids

Now that Thanksgiving is over, we’re officially in the holiday gift buying season. December can be quite expensive, especially if you have children with long lists for Santa. But the holidays also offer a great opportunity to teach your children about smart money management. Here are a few tips for showing your kids how to buy gifts on a budget, and how to create their own gift lists that won’t put a hole in Santa’s wallet.