Just because you woke up this morning with financial woes, doesn’t mean you have to go to bed feeling the same! Take these 3 simple steps to improve your finances, fast and for good.
Did you know that SeaComm offers a free, online financial management service? This complimentary feature helps you to budget and track your expenses, and can be accessed through SeaComm’s online banking platform, NetTeller™. Continue reading for step by step directions, to help you get started!
How are you sleeping these days? If you’re like the majority of Americans, the answer is, “not so well.” And there’s a good chance money is to blame. Financial stress is a serious challenge for many of us, distracting people from more important things in life – like work, relationships, and sleep. Here are 7 easy ways to give your stress-filled mind a rest once your head hits the pillow.
It’s now 2018 and we are still paying way too much for cable television. Recent studies have shown that the average American pays $103.10/month for TV service, which equates to $1,237.20/year. (And that’s only the average, some people pay more!) With these prices projected to rise, there’s only one way to save yourself from an empty wallet – ditch cable TV all together. But how can this be done without missing out on your favorite shows? Check out these 5 inexpensive alternatives to cable or satellite TV!
My resolutions for 2018 are fairly simple: cut carbs out of my diet, spend more time with friends and family, and build more savings. While the latter is one of the more common New Year’s resolutions to have, it isn’t easily achieved. Too often, people set money goals with dollar amounts that are a bit too ambitious, or they set themselves up with spending plans which end up being too strict and doomed to fail. Here are some achievable money resolutions for 2018! Continue reading →
Have you ever thought about keeping a spending journal? I’ll admit, when I first heard of this method of budgeting, I was apprehensive – I couldn’t imagine investing a large portion of my time to track every dollar spent. But in reality, the introduction of this journal has allowed me to reevaluate my spending habits, saving money and avoiding unnecessary purchases. Here are some tips to maintain a successful spending journal.
With Christmas right around the corner, it can be a bit of a challenge to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. It’s almost tempting to just place money in a card and “call it a day.” But giving money as a gift doesn’t have to be boring – here are 6 creative ways to give cash this Christmas! Continue reading →