What to Do and Not Do with an Inheritance


Receiving an inheritance can be a great financial opportunity, as well as a challenge. It can also be very emotional since it means that you have lost someone close to you. If you are an heir to someone’s will, that means that you are going to get an undetermined amount of money soon. If you aren’t careful, you run the risk of losing your money just as quickly as you receive it. The big question is what you can do with the money, and how to handle the situation correctly. Continue Reading…

Is Your Savings Ready if Disaster Strikes?


You may have prepared yourself for a disaster by storing water, flashlights, and your emergency supplies bag, but are you ready financially if a natural disaster strikes? If there comes a need to evacuate, you may need to file an insurance claim or apply for a disaster loan. Organizing your important financial papers ahead of time can be very beneficial to you and save you from a lot of stress. Continue Reading…

Guest Blog: Best Ways to Save at Thanksgiving


We’re thrilled to share this guest blog post from NerdWallet with you. Even though it’s Halloween, you can’t start planning for one of the year’s most expensive meals too soon. Enjoy!

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones for a satisfying meal and kick off the holiday season. If you pay current prices for your menu items, though, you could blow a chunk of your holiday budget before you even get to the pumpkin pie. Continue Reading…