Archive for October, 2012

5 great financial habits that pay off

October 26th, 2012 Teri Keenan

When it comes to money and finances, we all develop habits. Unfortunately, we often develop habits that aren’t financially sound – spending lots of money, impulse shopping, over-using credit cards, not saving, and many others. To avoid getting locked in to bad habits, it’s a lot better to set-up some good habits and stick to […]

Have you set your financial objectives?

October 19th, 2012 Kevin Crall

Setting financial objectives for you and your spouse is an important part of planning for the future as a newly married couple. Goals are critical to financial success and are a fundamental part of the financial planning process. After all, if you don’t have goals and objectives, what is the point of financial planning in […]


Applying for your first loan

October 12th, 2012 Susan Koehn

Applying for your first loan can be an overwhelming and sometimes confusing process. In fact, there are a number of things you should do before you even start the process of applying for a loan. First, build your credit. The number one hurdle a young person will come across is not having established credit. A […]

Do you know your net worth? It’s worth it!

October 5th, 2012 Melissa Koop

It’s always interesting, and helpful, to figure what your net worth is – especially if you just got married. Before you got married, your net worth was just about you. Now, it’s the combination of your net worth and your spouse’s net worth. Calculating your net worth is actually very simple. Basically, you list the […]