Protecting Yourself from Fake Check Scams

In a world that’s becoming increasingly more technological it seems like the old way of living is slowly fading away. Unfortunately, one thing that’s not going away anytime soon is the desire for evil people to try and steal your hard earned money. So to make sure you are protected; below we are highlighting common…

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United Way

File Taxes for Free with United Way VITA Program

By now you may have received your important tax documents and are eagerly looking forward to filing your taxes-BUT WAIT!! Our friends at United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC) want to save you some money by helping you file your taxes for FREE! Hold up, we know what you’re thinking: Yeah, yeah, every tax service…

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New Year Resolutions

6 New Year Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Ugh, it’s that dreadful time of year of again-New Year. Don’t get me wrong I love the idea of starting the year off fresh with a clean slate #NewYearNewMe but it gets annoying hearing people talk about the same old resolutions every…single…year. With that being said here are 6 New Year Resolutions that you can…

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Which States Save You the Most Money?

Location, location, location… Did you know that where you live has a HUGE impact on your finances? But exactly how much of an impact does location play when you’re trying to save your money? Gabrielle Olya, examined this question by investigating how many years $1 million would last in each state. Ranking of States that…

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Money Talks Podcast with Dr. Jay

The doctor will see you now! That’s right Dr. Jay, the Finance Doctor, shares his thoughts on various financial topics in our Money Talks Podcast. No topic is off limits as he explores the many nuances of money and finances from making confident financial decisions to handling money in your relationship. Schedule your appointment with…

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Know Your Vice II: Traditional vs Auto-Pay

Nowadays, companies offer multiple options for you to pay your bills. Whether you choose to pay manually or have your payments automatically deducted from your account (auto-pay); as long as you pay on time, companies could care less about which option you choose. But which option is best for you? Let’s examine the benefits of…

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Worst College Degrees When Pursuing a Career

Aside from having fun, college is described as an environment to gain personal growth and become a ‘well-rounded’ individual. That’s fine if you are taking classes for your own personal enrichment. But what about the people who go to college in hopes of pursing a career?  For many individuals getting a college degree is the best step…

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3 Simple Steps to Organizing your Finances

Did you know that the secret to achieving financial freedom is simply being organized? Your finances are dynamic which means accessing your information immediately is critically important. Unfortunately, this very challenging when your finances are cluttered and disorderly. Luckily you can successfully organize your finances by following our 3 steps. Step 1: Declutter Throw it…

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