Back to School & Back on Budget

By |2017-05-09T22:13:35+00:00August 19th, 2015|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

As summer draws to a close and kids get back to school, it’s a good time to dust off our personal finances.  You aren’t alone if summertime has had you paying less attention to your bottom line. For many folks it’s not uncommon to get a bit out of touch with spending. Vacations, trips to the [...]

5 Reasons you Should Love Living on a Budget

By |2017-05-09T22:12:32+00:00July 13th, 2013|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Why do we dislike budgeting?   Because it is hard work!   Seriously, budgeting, or planning your income and spending, requires that you look at your life, your priorities and your values.  Good budgeting takes introspection and most of us don’t want to spend a lot of time looking inside ourselves.  But like anything challenging, the [...]

Start off the New Year on solid financial footing with these tips

By |2017-04-18T20:53:58+00:00January 2nd, 2013|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , , , |

reposted from NYDailyNews.comby: Fran GoldenDecember 31, 2012 Don't feel too guilty if you couldn't resist that last-minute gift-buying binge last week.   It's time to put 2012 behind and make resolutions that will put you on firm financial footing for the coming year.   Assessing the condition of your financial state at the start of a [...]