Be prepared: 5 steps to build your emergency fund

Many of life’s interruptions can’t be predicted. Not having funds set aside for unexpected problems can leave you racking up high credit card debt or putting yourself in other difficult financial straits. “When it comes to savings best practices, it is especially clear after the pandemic how valuable an emergency savings fund can become at […]

If You Become Disabled Or Laid Off, How Can You Pay Your Bills?

The transmission on your car fails resulting in a trip to the repair garage. Your appendix bursts requiring an overnight hospitalization. A windstorm damages your roof causing a leak. What do these situations have in common? They’re examples of life’s unexpected, expensive surprises that can easily result in a bill of $1,000 or more. Each […]