Published on Nov 14, 2017
This year, once again for many underprivileged kids in the Cedar Rapids area, Santa will be wearing a badge and driving a police car. The Cedar Rapids Protective Police Charity is raising money for their annual Santa Cop program, where local officers will take kids shopping for warm winter clothes and perhaps a few toys as well.
Published on Nov 06, 2017
Wish you could retire right now? For some of us, this may seem like a fantasy that will never be reached. But, most Americans can retire early if they take the right steps.
Published on Oct 23, 2017
According to a new survey, approximately 26% of adults have no savings set aside for emergencies while another 36% have yet to start putting away money for their retirement. But sometimes, life happens. We are frequently faced with unexpected expenses, ranging from a traffic ticket to medical bills. Using a savings account is the easiest and least expensive way for many families to cover these expenses.
Published on Oct 18, 2017
With International Credit Union Day right around the corner, we'll dispel four of the biggest myths about credit unions.
Published on Oct 12, 2017
By following these steps, you can help the environment, all while saving money. Go green and save some green in the process!
Published on Oct 10, 2017
Live by these five rules of thumb to get your finances on track and save more than you ever thought possible.
Published on Sep 27, 2017
Day dreaming of your dream wedding but dreading the thought of paying for it all? Lucky for you, we have put together a master list filled with advice that will save you hundreds (maybe even thousands) of dollars on that special day.
Published on Sep 18, 2017
You know you should have an emergency fund, but where do you start? The key word is "start." Check out our latest blog post to learn how to start building up your emergency fund.
Published on Sep 05, 2017
Are you the kind of person who has a taste for fine wine, but can only afford a beer budget? It's okay, we understand. College can be expensive. Actually, let's scratch that; college IS expensive. However, there are multiple money saving tips that can save you cash and increase your savings.
Published on Aug 28, 2017
Most of us have heard of the saying, "Dress for the job you want, not the job you have." If you want to advance in your current position, move up in the company, or transfer to a better job, always be prepared to sell yourself. However, if your bank account isn't overflowing with cash, don't worry! Follow these tips and tricks to dress for success in the workforce, all the while saving yourself some moolah.
Published on Aug 21, 2017
J. Lo was right. "Love don't cost a thing." Whether you're a homebody or an adventure seeker, these entertaining date night ideas are for anyone who doesn't want to bust their budget. Here are 10 affordable and fun date night ideas you can experience with your partner.
Published on Aug 12, 2017
Sometimes in life money can be tight. So can our jeans. Good NEWS! You don't have to break the bank to eat healthy. Eating right can be affordable, suitable, and nutritious. Here are seven tips and tricks to ensure your buttons and your budget don't bust!
Published on Aug 07, 2017
It's on our phones. It's on our newsfeeds. It's on our TVs. We see it in the movies we watch, the songs we listen to, the stories we read. We dream of it. It's what we imagine when our head hits the pillow and our heavy eyelids close shut each night. A far away land - paradise. If you're ready to plan your dream vacation check out our latest blog post to learn how to travel on a budget.