April 8

April 8

WEEKLY QUOTE “If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” DOLLY PARTON WEEKLY TIP A new business owner should have some cash available for professional services, such as legal or accounting help. Those services will probably be necessary before the...
April 1

April 1

WEEKLY QUOTE “No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.” HELEN KELLER WEEKLY TIP Good debt (a home loan, a student loan) should be distinguished from bad debt (such as credit card...
March 25

March 25

WEEKLY QUOTE “Life engenders life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich.” SARAH BERNHARDT WEEKLY TIP When a baby comes along, it can be hard to stick to a household budget. Rather than struggle to meet old goals, adjust the budget in...
March 18

March 18

WEEKLY QUOTE “Committing a great truth to memory is admirable; committing it to life is wisdom.” WILLIAM ARTHUR WARD WEEKLY TIP If it seems you will retire before you are eligible for Medicare, be sure to make the most of your employee health benefits. Schedule...
March 11

March 11

WEEKLY QUOTE The functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion, and empathy.” DEAN KOONTZ WEEKLY TIP Do you have a health care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) at work? Check to see if it lets you carry over up to $500 of any...
March 4

March 4

WEEKLY QUOTE“Laughter is the closest distance between two people.”VICTOR BORGEWEEKLY TIPSome banks market “senior” or “retiree” checking accounts to customers of a certain age. If you are offered such an account, compare its terms against the bank’s standard checking...