Category Archives: Community Financial Workshops

How Interest Can Maximize Your Savings Plan

Remember the old adage a penny saved is a penny earned? Well, believe it or not, it’s true. And fortunately, it applies to a lot more than pennies. Earlier this week, I said that the biggest obstacle to starting a savings plan is getting over your excuses – one of those excuses being that you… Read More »

Get The Most From Your Savings With Interest

Some folks don’t save because they think they can’t afford to, but many more have another excuse – they don’t want to go without. A dollar saved is a dollar you can’t spend, right? But that’s not true. A good savings plan isn’t about not spending – it’s about earning. I’m talking about interest. Whether… Read More »

Find the Secret to a Savings Plan That Works

It’s the ultimate Catch-22. You know you want to start saving money this year but you’re already struggling to pay the bills as it is. Saving feels impossible. Fortunately, it’s not. The truth is, saving money really isn’t that difficult once you get going – it’s getting started that’s the hard part. But I’ll let… Read More »

Change Your Financial Mindset to Start Saving Money

Saving money often presents a problem. You know you need to start saving, but you can spare so little thanks to your debt, you figure why even bother. Well, I’m going to let you in on a secret: every little bit counts. It’s better to save one dollar than to save no dollars at all…. Read More »

Lower Gas Prices Can Be One Step Towards Debt Relief

Cooler weather isn’t the only thing to celebrate about autumn. As usual, lower gas prices have arrived with the crisper air. For the first time in two months, the average price of gas dropped to below $2.50, the Associated Press has reported. That’s about 20 cents less than during the summer and 60 cents less… Read More »