7 Ways to Save on Health Insurance

It’s decision time for your health insurance once again. Take the time between now and December to look into your options and save on next year’s medical costs.

Open enrollment for health coverage that begins on Jan. 1, 2017 begins on Nov. 1 and if you sign up by Dec. 15 your coverage will begin along with the New Year. The last day to enroll in coverage is Jan. 31, 2017. Read more

Be Energy Efficient and Save on Your Energy Bill

Townhomes.jpgStop me if you have heard this one before, but turn out the lights when you leave a room and decide what you want out of the fridge before you open the door.

Your behavior can go a long way to saving money on your energy bills, but there are a variety of routes to take for lower power bills. A combination of increasing energy efficiency, reducing consumption and properly maintaining your home and appliances will decrease how much you’re paying each month. Read more

Have You Saved Enough?

Saving is an important part of anyone’s budget. There are plenty of reasons to put money away for future expenses. Some of those expenses are planned for, but some of them are surprises, emergencies or even once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. 

No matter your circumstance, find 10 percent of your income to save. Whether that goes to your emergency fund or somewhere else isn’t necessarily as important as having it safely tucked away. Read more