February 11, 2016

Overcoming Obstacles to Saving for Retirement

We’ve all said it, “tomorrow I’ll get to that”, or “maybe next week or next month when I’m not so busy and have a little extra cash”, but time passes on by and we never get to that one thing we’ve been avoiding – saving for our retirement. Here are some of the obstacles to saving that we may identify with: Procrastinating – delaying savings or putting savings off for another time. Check√ Poor Spending Habits – includes spending on […]
January 28, 2016

Tips for Investing in challenging economic times

An economic downturn usually makes people more aware of the importance of saving and spending their money wisely.  Here are a few tips you can adopt to help you manage your money wisely during such periods.  Pay off your debt The repayment of debt is the best investment you can ever make. A downturn in the economy means fewer job opportunities, wage cuts, and rising unemployment. In order to protect yourself, it is wise to repair your personal balance sheet. […]
January 14, 2016

2016 Financial Resolutions

Every year we make plans to start the New Year with a clean slate, or with new goals. Maybe you want to shed a few pounds, start a new course, or open a business; but have you ever thought about your long-term goals maybe a new car, house, a dream vacation, retirement. Planning for the future starts now and the New Year is a great time to overhaul your financial life for the better. One excellent place to start is […]
December 31, 2015

Getting Financially Fit!

Many of our citizens spend a great deal of time and energy on becoming physically fit, which is an admirable quality. Of equal importance is the need to become financially fit and to maintain that fitness over various life stages. We encourage you to avail yourself of all of the tools necessary to ensure that your goals become a reality. Here are some tips for you to consider to improve your financial well-being: Young adult (Ages: 17 – 21) Map […]