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Dollar Stores: Worth The Price?

Posted by Bethany Dutcher, VP. Marketing on September 23, 2019

Dollar stores can be tremendous spending traps, but they can also be a great way to snag a bargain. It's all in how you plan your visit.

Read on to learn how to get the best deal at the dollar store.

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7 Money Myths to Stop Believing Now

Posted by Bethany Dutcher, VP. Marketing on September 10, 2019

We all grow up hearing the same financial advice: Spend less, save more and invest early. While most of these words of wisdom ring true, there are lots of widespread money management tips that are actually false.

Read on for 7 money myths that might be causing you more financial stress than benefit.  

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Scam Alert! Your Complete Guide To Identity Theft Protection

Posted by Bethany Dutcher, VP. Marketing on September 5, 2019

Did you know there were 14.4 million victims of identity theft in 2018? According to Javelin Strategy, each case cost the victim an average of $1,050 - and that's only the cost in dollars. When an individual's identity is stolen, the thief wreaks major havoc on the victim's financial health, which can take months, or even years, to recover from.

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Do My Child's Activities Really Need To Make Me Go Broke?

Posted by Bethany Dutcher, VP. Marketing on August 26, 2019

It's back-to-school season and you're just about ready to zip that backpack closed before tossing that supply list into the trash. You've been shopping for weeks to get the right pencils and pens, binders and the dozens of other must-haves. This, of course, is in addition to the perfect school shoes and autumn wardrobe. But now you're done, done, done! Your sanity and your budget are ready for a breather - at least until the Christmas shopping season starts.

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10 Ways To Save On Back-to-School Shopping

Posted by Bethany Dutcher, VP. Marketing on August 8, 2019

Ah, summer! It's the season of fireworks and fireflies, road trips and rocky road ice cream, baseball and beach balls, flip-flops and ice pops.

But, just as you're settling into the laid-back summer routine, retailers start rolling out their back-to-school displays, which may open that pit of dread into your stomach. Supply lists. New clothing. Backpacks, jeans, laptops and school shoes: It's endless. And it's so expensive!

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7 Ways to Save Money on Camping Costs

Posted by Bethany Dutcher, VP. Marketing on July 22, 2019

Q:  I'm planning a camping trip for the summer, and I'd love to keep the trip as low-cost as possible. How can I cut down on camping costs?       

A:  It's great that you're looking for ways to trim your vacation expenses. We can help! Read on for seven ways to save on camping costs.   

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12 Things to do Before Your Summer Getaway

Posted by Melissa Pashak, Marketing Specialist on July 2, 2019

Your bags are packed, your itinerary is set and you’re counting down the minutes until you take off for your dream summer getaway. Before you head out, read through this checklist of important things people tend to forget before leaving for vacation.

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