Helpful DuGood Articles

about Budgeting & Saving

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.

Everyone has different needs and preferences when it comes to checking accounts. Typically, checking accounts are designed for daily transactions, such as paying for groceries or gas or withdrawing cash from an ATM. Which type of checking account is best for you? Here are some things to think about when looking for your ideal account.

We all know that when the temperature drops, electric bills rise.  Why is this the case?  Below are some of the most common reasons:

Halloween costumes can be scary expensive! If you're on a budget, you don't have to skimp on all the fun.  We've got a few tricks up our sleeve to help you find the right costume for the right price.