Finances 101

February 07, 2023
The 6 Budgeting Challenges Most People Face, And How to Handle Them

When it comes to money, it’s more common to have challenges saving and budgeting than not. If you’ve found yourself caught between a rock and a hard place, there’s no need to worry or beat yourself up. These are common problems we all face, and with a few tips and tricks, you can work around…

February 03, 2023
5 Emergencies to Consider When Safety Budgeting

An emergency fund should be a part of everyone’s saving priorities.  It’s a nice little cushion to keep you resilient in the event of unforeseen circumstances that change your financial situation. It can be a lifeline when the unexpected happens and offers peace of mind when things seem to start taking a turn.  Having an…

January 20, 2023
6 Easy Rules for Budgeting with Irregular Income

Having a plan for our money keeps us on track and lets us work towards our savings and investing goals. But how do you make a plan when your income varies? Whether you’re an employee whose hours vary or an entrepreneur starting your own business, having irregular income can often seem like a hurdle to…

January 18, 2023
Tips to Get Your Tax Refund Faster and When to Expect Your Refund

Waiting for a tax refund can be frustrating. It takes time for the government to process your refund and get it into your hands. But did you know there are things you can do to help speed up the process?  Check out these  dos and don’ts t...

January 24, 2023
Home Energy Tax Credits and Rebates That Can Reduce the Costs of Home Ownership

Residential energy credits aren’t just for big projects like solar panels. That said, the credits for more common upgrades such as doors, windows, and insulation have been rather limited. There was a lifetime limit of $500 for those items. But grea...