Budget

5 Creative Ways to Save for a Down Payment

The need to save for a down payment has become one of the biggest hurdles for today’s home buyers. Faced with rising home prices (meaning a larger down payment is required), plus surging student loan debt, many buyers can barely save at all — let alone enough to buy their dream house. So what do they do? [...]

By |2018-09-25T16:31:19+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Budget, Financial, Purchase|Tags: , , |

How to Protect Your Credit and Pay Down Your Debt from the Holidays

The beauty of buying on credit during the holidays is that you can purchase whatever you can’t afford at that particular moment. However, after all the gifts are opened, and you get back to real life, that credit card debt still need to be paid. Failure to pay on time — or failure to pay at all [...]

By |2018-10-11T16:54:22+00:00January 29th, 2018|Categories: Budget, Financial|Tags: , |

Savvy Savings: 52-Week Money Saving Challenge

By: Alexandra Beaulieu, Talent Development Coordinator I don't know about you, but around my house, money can be a bit tight following the busy holiday season. This past December was a whirlwind month for us---purchasing just the right gifts for friends and loved ones, spending more money than usual on groceries and travel, and the [...]

By |2018-01-29T10:21:47+00:00January 27th, 2018|Categories: Budget, Financial, Talent Development|Tags: |

How to Save Money This Holiday Season—Without Being a Grinch

Don’t want to spend all your cash this season, but still aspire to buy your loved ones all those gifts they’ve been eyeing? Thankfully, wanting to save money doesn’t have to mean being a Grinch in this day and age. In fact, there are loads of programs, apps, and credit cards that will even reward [...]

By |2017-12-13T10:07:26+00:00December 19th, 2017|Categories: Advice, Budget, Misc|Tags: , , , , , |

Could Getting Married Affect Your Ability to Get a Mortgage?

Marriage is a big deal, both personally and financially. Once you say those “I dos,” everything changes. Your lives are intertwined forever---and that includes your money, your credit score and your financial history. As such, marriage can have a huge impact on your ability to buy a home. But is that a good or bad [...]

By |2018-11-15T04:13:37+00:00December 7th, 2017|Categories: Budget, Mortgage|Tags: , , |

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