Cashology is FNBO's online community for personal finance topics and questions. If you're looking to save more, budget effectively or make better money decisions, we're here to listen and provide guidance.
Will You Be Financially Ready to Retire?
Retirement – it’s the finish line to your long career. It also marks the beginning of more leisure time to be spent on hobbies, with family and friends and fulfilling life-long dreams. When you retire its not only determined by physical and mental readiness, but financial readiness too. Without the latter, a long anticipated retirement could be short-lived. Following, and sticking to, these five simple tips will help ensure you reach your retirement goals and enjoy your golden years.
How to Manage Finances in a Marriage
What makes a happy marriage? Love, commitment, trust, communication? We could do a lot of podcasts trying to answer that question. But researchers find that one of the keys is being on the same page about money, about how to manage money and family finances. And it’s something that a lot of newlyweds don’t consider before tying the knot.
So what are some good tips for newlyweds – or for that matter any married couple – when it comes to managing their finances? That’s the question for today.
Choosing a Financial Advisor
What is a financial advisor exactly? What do they do? And should you be working with one? Those are some of the questions we’ll be tackling in this episode. Keep in mind, there’s a financial advisor available for every budget and financial situation. You don’t have to have a ton of money to be working with one. Tune in now!
Understanding, Managing and Improving Your Credit Score
Let’s talk CREDIT SCORES. 💳💲📉 Is the number just pulled out of the sky by banks? Take a listen to this episode of Cashology: Understanding, Managing and Improving Your Credit Score to see what you can do to stay on top of it.
Holiday Spending & Saving
Put on those holiday sweaters, festive socks, and have some hot chocolate by the fire, because today we're talking about holiday spending and saving.
Cost of Pet Ownership - Can You Afford a Pet?
Is it expensive to adopt or purchase a pet? Juli asks about all that’s involved with pets and mentions how quickly a home can be taken over by all the crazy accessories. We jump back on task with the expense discussion…tune in now.
Some steps to building a budget before bringing home a pet
1. Think about if you want to adopt or purchase a pet and find out costs for each
2. Research food costs
3. What accessories would you like your pet to have
4. What are the medical costs for the first year? Subsequent Years?
5. How can you adjust your current lifestyle to save for an unexpected vet visit?
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