Posts By: Melinda Opperman

Winter is in full swing, and people everywhere are experiencing wild changes in temperature and weather. It’s important to be prepared for anything, as a very cold weather snap could happen at any time.  Just because you’re having a mild winter this week doesn’t mean it will stay that way, so take some time to…

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It’s customary to wish everyone “Happy Holidays,” but the holiday season isn’t always happy for a lot of people. We hear from many consumers who struggle during this time of year, both emotionally and financially. The National Alliance on Mental Illness found that 64% of people are affected by the “holiday blues.” It’s important to…

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For majority of people, the most important part of the holidays is celebrating the season with loved ones. This usually means traveling out of town to be with friends and family. If you are planning to leave home for the holidays, it’s crucial to take some steps to ensure your home’s security. An essential thing…

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Family and personal finances are a big part of every holiday season. People are buying gifts, preparing holiday meals, and planning all of the changes in their lives that the coming new year might bring. In addition to giving thanks for all we have, we want everyone to engage in some financially sound thinking this…

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