Entries by Kayla King

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6 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

When it comes to your credit score, there’s almost always room for improvement. If you’ve pulled your score and you’re not satisfied with the number you received, there are several strategies to boost it. But first, you need a little insight into how that score is calculated. Five major categories are used to determine your credit […]

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Teaching Kids the Basics of Money

Have you ever asked yourself, “When should I start teaching my kids about finances?”   While there’s no right answer to this question, a good place to start is whenever they have developed fundamental math skills. This is typically between the second and fourth grade.   The goal when beginning to teach your child about […]

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Saving Money for Vacation

Vacations are a wonderful time to relax on a beach, enjoy a cruise, or stroll through a new city. But one of the best parts is not having to stress over how to pay for it.   The first step for any vacation is to identify your budget. By planning out your finances, you can […]

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5 TIPS FOR PREPARING YOUR CHILD FOR COLLEGE

Do you have a high school senior preparing to go to college? Are you overwhelmed by the opportunities, paperwork, and planning of it all? In recognition of November being National Education Month, we put together five tips to help you and your child better prepare for their higher education and financial future. Do research: Set […]

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IT’S TIME FOR YOUR ANNUAL FINANCIAL CHECK-UP!

Just like visiting a doctor, it’s important to review and evaluate your finances so you can ensure the healthiest relationship with your money. A financial check-up will give you more confidence in your finances and allow you to have more control over where your money is going. If you’ve found yourself feeling overwhelmed or unsure […]