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about Budgeting & Saving

Fall semester is rapidly approaching, and next generation of students hitting college campuses is taking more responsibility when it comes to paying for their education.

Summer is here, and things are really heating up! With kids at home and more families opting to do stay-cations, that can mean higher electricity bills.

Financial decisions can feel complex and hard even under normal circumstances. If the current market volatility has you questioning what are the “right” actions you should take now, you are not alone. Here are five concrete ways for you to jumpstart your financial wellness in the wake of the novel coronavirus.

Annual budgets aren’t just for big corporations or the wealthy. Whether you’re planning for a vacation, saving for retirement or buying a home, a yearly budget is very important. Even if you want to stop living paycheck to paycheck, you must learn to budget. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that just by spending as little as possible you can take control of your financial life.

Ah, spring!  The flowers are blooming.  The bees are buzzing.  The weather is wonderful.  And apparently, it’s the perfect time to clean things.