Budgeting and Saving

New Year’s Resolutions: 5 financial goals for a fit new year

You resolve to hit the gym four times a week and cut back on caffeine. You work to advance your career by going after that promotion. Why not commit to increasing your prosperity over the next 12 months? Establishing a plan to maximize your income is just as important as forming a fitness or career plan. So plan to add fiscal goals to your list of New Year’s resolutions.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Budgeting and Saving

Tips on saving money – starting with that annual bonus

Besides being the holiday season, there’s something else that makes this time of year pretty magical: the annual bonus. And whether you’ll be getting one through work soon or you’re looking forward to your tax refund in a few months, it’s likely you’re already thinking of ways to spend that windfall. But what if you saved it instead? Seriously, hear us out. We’ve got a few tips on saving money when you find yourself with a little extra cash – and ways to actually make your money go further – including options you may not have considered.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor