Category: Saving Money

Four Tips for Managing your Finances during a Pandemic.

With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic across New York State, the country and the world, now more than ever we have been challenged to find new ways to mitigate the spread of the virus. This includes the way we do everyday activities including banking. To help you navigate the coronavirus pandemic, here are… Read more »

Long Term Budgeting: Planning Past the Present

Successful budgeting can be difficult, even when you’re only thinking about things on a month-to-month basis. Things can get overwhelming when you start thinking about budgeting in the long-term for bigger expenses. For example, like a future home, paying for college, or retirement- in the future. But it doesn’t have to be! In fact, long… Read more »

5 Good Spending Habits to Bring Into 2020

There are many ways you can incorporate proper spending habits into your lifestyle. Increasing your salary and putting away money into savings are important, but they aren’t the only ways to reach your financial goals. Learning when and how you should spend your money will influence your ability to reach your financial goals. With a… Read more »

How to Budget for the Holidays

The holidays can be the best part of the year. Spending time with friends, family and loved ones before the new year is what many of us look forward to. Still, despite its best intentions, it’s no secret that the holidays also come with additional stress from increased financial spending during this time. Whether it’s… Read more »

4 Budgeting Steps to Become a Master

If you’re just starting to really get into budgeting money you may be in a bit of a frustrating situation. You want to be an absolute professional, but you don’t know where to start. Don’t fall into despair quite yet. Becoming a total mastermind at budgeting takes a little bit of practice and patience, but… Read more »

3 Ways to Save on a Halloween Costume

One of the most fun parts of the autumn season is Halloween, and one of the best parts of Halloween is being able to dress up. There’s only one problem: if you’re on a budget a lot of those especially cool Halloween costumes also tend to come with a big price tag. Luckily that doesn’t… Read more »

5 Educational Personal Finance Podcasts

If you’re trying to develop a better understanding of how to manage your finances, finding good resources to help you get where you want to be can be difficult. One resource that can be extremely helpful — and doesn’t monopolize your time — is immersing yourself into the world of financial podcasts. Podcasts are an… Read more »

5 Tips to Save Money on Back to School Shopping

Back to school time is just around the corner and while that means that the kids will have somewhere to go during the day, it also means that you’re going to need to buy school supplies for the school year — and that can get expensive. Luckily there are a number of ways to save on… Read more »