Prioritizing Wants and Needs When Buying A Home in Montana

May. 11, 2017

Buying a home in Montana can be overwhelming, there’s no two ways about it. The first thing to do is to decide what’s the most important and what can be given up if need be. What’s an essential part of...

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5 Financial Blogs You Need to Follow

May. 09, 2017

We could all use a little advice from time to time. The best advice tends to be about things we didn’t even know existed or things we didn’t think we needed. Financial blogs are perfect for that kind of stuff...

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50 Ways to Make Extra Money To Reach Your Savings Goals

May. 04, 2017

Saving money is an important part of meeting your financial goals.  One of the easiest way to help meet your ideal savings is through finding ways to make extra money.  Whether you are looking to make some extra cash from...

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Get the Low Down on Low Down Payment Options

May. 02, 2017

When you make the decision to purchase a new home, there is a lot you have to plan for.  One of the most important and usually largest expenses, is the home down payment. With traditional financing, you may often be expected...

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Credit Unions vs. Banks

Apr. 25, 2017

When it comes to choosing a place to keep your money, one of the most important decisions is which type of financial institution to use.  You may simply need a place for a standard checking, savings, or credit card account...

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Benefits of Owning A Home: Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Apr. 20, 2017

Your home is likely your most valuable asset, and you probably know that it can keep working for you for the entire time you own it. Some of the benefits can be tough to find, however, or you might not...

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Budget Size Matters: How Much Home Can I Afford?

Apr. 11, 2017

There are so many factors to consider when buying a home, but the number one question you should be asking is this: how much home can I afford? This question has a number of layers to it, and it involves...

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Buying vs. Renting: The Financial Showdown

Apr. 04, 2017

There is an ongoing debate many people face when choosing living accommodations: Should they invest in the purchase of their own home or stick with renting?  When it comes to buying vs. renting, it is important to consider factors that will not...

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How To Take Advantage of the Best Rewards Programs

Mar. 28, 2017

Spider-Man said it best when he said: “with great power comes great responsibility.” We have some of the most powerful tools in history at our fingertips and in our pockets, waiting to be utilized and make our lives better. The...

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How to Create a Budget In 6 Steps

Mar. 22, 2017

Think about a time when you found yourself short on cash. It was probably embarrassing, and most likely caused a lot of unnecessary stress in your life. Maybe it was an emergency, or maybe it was just that some of...

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How To Use Home Equity to Pay Down Debt

Mar. 15, 2017

You’ve no doubt heard that home equity could be used to pay down debt. There are some real benefits to this method as a matter of fact. But first, you’ll need to understand exactly what home equity is. A home...

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How to Squeeze More Out Of Your Budget

Mar. 01, 2017

Most Americans live paycheck to paycheck.  In fact according to the Financial Security Index, 76% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. So if you consider yourself to be one of the currently 76% and wondering how to squeeze the most out of your...

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