We should all be budgeting our money, no matter what our financial goals. Time to get that brand new car? Down payment on your first house? What about just creating a savings cushion or paying down some credit card debt? As you start budgeting, we’ve laid out a few basic rules to get you on your way. You never know how much savings you can find by starting now.
Banks and credit unions both offer ways to spend, save and finance, but there’s a lot of great things that set credit unions apart. Learn how we’re different from banks, and how together we can save better and plan smarter.
Many people plan their estates diligently, with input from legal, tax, and financial professionals. Others plan earnestly, but make mistakes that can potentially affect both the transfer and destiny of family wealth. Here are some common and not-so-common errors to avoid.