Financial Fundamentals Blog

Shop smart and save for the Holidays

The holidays are in full swing, and shopping days are running out. I know what you’re thinking: It’s too late to score deals and save money. Don’t worry; there are still steps you can take to cut costs even if your shopping has only just begun. Let’s review some of those steps as well as explore year-round measures that can help put you at the top of your financial game next year.

Holiday Survival Guide

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and another year has almost come and gone. If you’re like most Americans, the next few weeks will be filled with shopping, attending parties, baking and decorating. What it won’t be filled with is time, or at least it can feel that way. Take charge of your holidays with these tips from KOFE (Knowledge of Financial Education).

Reducing your risk for identity theft

As we all know, the risk for identity theft is ever present. However, staying vigilant and being proactive in securing your information can help reduce that risk and eliminate headaches down the road. Here are a few steps that you can take to make your information more secure.

Creating a student budget

There’s a lot to think about during your first several weeks of starting college, and one that can go by the wayside is crafting a budget to maintain your financial success. Check out some tips from KOFE (Knowledge of Financial Education) on how to make a budget and avoid falling into credit card debt.