Finance/Money

Money Talks with the Family: Why They Matter

The average gross income of an American family is $71,258 (IRS) with a household debt of $132,529 (Federal Reserve). Nearly two-thirds of American families struggle to come up with $1,000 in an emergency (NORC Center for Public Affairs Research) while 77 million Americans or 35% of adults with a credit line owe an average ofContinue Reading “Money Talks with the Family: Why They Matter”

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Honoring The National Guard

Always ready, always there. The motto of the National Guard is true, and they remain absolutely ready for any threat or extraneous request abroad. In recent years, they have served extended periods on the frontline, making the ultimate sacrifice as just last year a Utah national guardsman was killed in Afghanistan, as so many throughout theContinue Reading “Honoring The National Guard”

Finance/Money Guest Blogs

5 Ways to Get You Saving This Year

By Andia Dinesen, AFC® VP Communications and Operations Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA) January is a perfect time for service members and their families to perform a financial check-up and determine if saving more money should be one of your New Year’s resolutions. Is it debt you need to pay down or areContinue Reading “5 Ways to Get You Saving This Year”

Finance/Money

Helping Moms Save Money on Quality Clothing

When it comes to babies and kids clothes and accessories, there’s one brand that has exemplified quality for more than 150 years: Carter’s. Today they are the largest supplier of children’s clothing in the U.S. and Canada. Carter’s is the top brand chosen by new Moms and Consumer Reports lists Carter’s and their sister company,Continue Reading “Helping Moms Save Money on Quality Clothing”