Buy or Lease, Financial Advice, Boat

Buying a Boat? Answer These 5 Questions First

Boats and Floridians go together like peanut butter and jelly. As of 2018, there were more than 950,000 registered boats in the state of Florida! That number has likely risen since then, meaning there’s probably a boat in Florida for every twenty or so people! If you’re yearning to stretch your

Budgeting, Financial Advice, Savings

Improving Finances: 5 Ways to Manage Money in the Second Half of 2020

As you make your way through life, you count your milestones along the way—whether it’s graduating college, buying a car or closing on your first home. But oftentimes, these big milestones come with an even bigger price tag that could set you back on your financial journey. Fortunately, there

Budgeting, Saving Money, Online Banking

Eating Your Dollars Away: Budgeting for Foodies

Eating out or ordering in isn’t just about convenience. It’s about the flavor, the ability to eat something you may not have been able to cook yourself, and the social connections that can come with heading to your favorite restaurant to eat or dine in with family or friends. It all sounds great

Home, Hurricane Season, Preparation

Preparing for the Hurricane Season

The 2020 hurricane season is officially here. Have you made your preparations yet?

Student Loans, Loans, Debt Consolidation, Refinancing, Students

Refinancing Student Loans: Federal and Personal Debt Consolidation

At the start of 2020, 45 million past and present students held $1.56 trillion in student loan debt. If that figure sounds enormous, it is. Student loan debt now surpasses all other types of debt, except for mortgages.

Business, Commercial, Small Business

Small Business Series: Launching and Marketing Your Business

You have your business plan, funding, and you are ready to launch your business. What’s next, and how do you stay at the top of your market for long-term success? Below are a few best practices that'll help you launch and market your new small business.

Business, Commercial, Small Business

Small Business Series: Powering Your Finances

Anyone who has started a small business can tell you that your small business finances can be the difference between success and closure, no matter how great a business idea may be. From startup capital, to reducing costs and record keeping, it may feel as though staying on top of your business

Budgeting, Saving Money, Millennials, Financial Education, College

Quick Financial Tips for College Grads

So you’ve finally completed your education and graduated: congratulations! Now that you’ve got your degree, your studying days are over and your work life can begin in earnest. The likelihood is now that you’re seeking or have acquired full-time employment, you’ll be seeing more money than you

Budgeting, Saving Money, Savings

Financial Tips for You and Your Family During COVID-19

When the President declared COVID-19 a national emergency in early 2020, few people knew just how much life would change in the months that followed. While we are all making sacrifices during these tough times to help flatten the curve of coronavirus cases, the federal government continues to