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What better way to get in good ‘spirits’ than to find out what kind of drink you are?  Take our quiz below to find out whether your personality is best served shaken, stirred, or on the rocks!     https://embed-696216.secondstreetapp.com/Scripts/dist/embed.js

  We’re all busy making holiday plans with family & friends, searching Pinterest for the ultimate Thanksgiving & Christmas decor, and planning our holiday menus—just don’t forget about some of the most important family members… the furry, tail-wagging, face-licking ones! We ALL deserve treats this holiday season with a long nap afterward! Spoil your pups with […]

Is your love language gift giving? If so, the holidays are your time to shine! BUT no matter how holly jolly that wrapping paper may be, those credit card bills are waiting for you in the new year… Andy Mattingly wants to make sure the jingle bells keep rockin’ on the most wonderful time of […]

Ken Kratz, the prosecutor made famous in the Netflix show Making a Murderer is out with a new edition of his book Avery. It has two additional chapters. If you watched the show and have interest in this case, I think it’s worth a read (even if you’re not a “fan” of Ken Kratz).  It’s […]

How many times have you said to yourself, “Ahh, I really need to be better with my money”? It happens a lot!  Andy Mattingly of FORUM Credit Union gives you FIVE ways to help you save money for you and your family. WATCH: FORUM’s primary mission can be summed up in one simple, yet sincere statement: Helping […]

Most rules work, but there are unique situations that might require different approaches, like paying off debt or saving income for retirement. Andy Mattingly of FORUM Credit Union goes into more detail to help you determine which ones to break! WATCH: FORUM’s primary mission can be summed up in one simple, yet sincere statement: Helping Members Live Their Financial Dreams. […]

So your kid is off to college and about to get a taste of real world of budgeting, time management, and adulting. Are they ready? One of the biggest stressors and eye-openers for college students is managing money. To help ease that stress, here’s a “syllabus” of everything they should be aware of: Know when tuition bills […]

What has been your favorite time of life so far?  My dad’s answer to that question was, “It was when you and your sister were growing up”.   What would you say? I’m not sure what I would say.  Maybe, it was when my daughter was little?  Maybe, it was when I realized that playing […]

A lot of us can get carried away with all the summer fun—it’s too nice to stay in! You might enjoy more lunches out with co-workers, saying yes to more nights out with friends… so what can you do to make sure you still have fun this summer but don’t make any money mistakes?   Watch […]

These money habits can actually be easy to start and use all of the time! Become savvy money manager and see how quickly these habits can change your financial situation.   Do you overspend in a certain area of your budget every month? Do you use coupons when you go to the grocery store? Are you […]