Category: Savvy Saving

eBook on Money Saving Tips for College Students

eBook on Money Saving Tips for College Students

We wanted to share the message that Melissa Newton’s FREE ebook Money Saving Tips for College Students has been released. We are really excited about this ebook!  There are millions of hard working college students who are looking for ways to save money to their bottom line. Saving money and your personal finances just got […]

October 19, 2015 | By More
5 Ways to Start Saving Today!

5 Ways to Start Saving Today!

As some of you may have seen on MBU’s Facebook a few days back (May 8), I found a great deal!  I had stopped by a boutique chain store and made my way to the sales section.  (I always visit the sales rack!)  Check out the photo here – 75% off holiday ornaments.  I know, […]

May 13, 2014 | By More
The Secret to Saving is Action!

The Secret to Saving is Action!

Last week I attended an event at the Plainfield Public Library (Plainfield, Illinois).  Jeff Metcalf, President of Record Information Services, put on a great presentation targeted to small business.  To be specific, he highlighted databases his company makes available to local businesses as a resource to increase marketing leads.  (These databases provide marketing data on […]

May 5, 2014 | By More
4 Ways to Approach Saving Money

4 Ways to Approach Saving Money

You never know what you’re going to see when you’re shopping.  I had to stop off at the grocery store to pick up a couple of items and saw something I’d never seen before.  A shopper had a binder open on her cart and it was filled with pages of inserts with coupons.  And I […]

April 25, 2014 | By More
The Top 3 Savings for Money Security

The Top 3 Savings for Money Security

It’s only been in the last couple of months where I’ve been able to get out and talk to people more.  Why?  I’ve stepped out of working in traditional corporate America to pursue my passion of sharing the message about money basics.  I’m working more hours every day, but it’s a different experience because of […]

April 22, 2014 | By More
Teaching Kids About Saving & Money

Teaching Kids About Saving & Money

Yesterday we talked about rededicating yourself for a money change.  Let’s go ahead and include the kids in our rededication efforts as well.  To be specific, let’s consider the saving principle.  It’s a simple concept to discuss with the young people in your life.  Plus, it’s a task they can begin immediately, particularly if they […]

January 2, 2014 | By More
Saving & Your Financial Well-Being

Saving & Your Financial Well-Being

You have heard me talk about the training bankers are required to complete throughout the year.  Most of our training these days is done digitally.  I have to admit I much prefer the old-fashioned school room style of training, but it doesn’t happen too often.  I like asking questions and the interplay you get between […]

October 23, 2013 | By More
E is for Emergency Fund

E is for Emergency Fund

Rainstorms never bothered me as a kid until I learned something important.  When you lose electricity, the basement sump pump won’t work!  At our house, not unlike most basements, we had a lot of stuff downstairs.  A flooded basement would have been a disaster.  Needless to say, I recall several occasions bailing water to keep […]

September 14, 2012 | By More