The United States is home to a multitude of cultures, nationalities, ethnicities and languages as diverse and plentiful as the people who inhabit it. To honor America’s diversity, we will recognize the history, culture and achievements of different communities all year, and in May we will celebrate the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Here are three facts about the … Read more
Everyone knows the simple fact that the higher your credit score is, the more you benefit in financial situations. This includes everything from your interest rate on a home or car loan, the amount of down payment required on a loan, if you are qualified to rent to, or even in extreme cases whether or not a company will hire … Read more
It’s that time of year: School will be starting soon (or has already started for some poor souls). For the Class of 2015, it’s the end of an era and time to make plans for post-graduation life. Read more
Moving is often both exciting and stressful. For certain, moving is almost always expensive. However, there are a few ways you can save some money to help make that exciting move a little less expensive. Address Change This is one that everyone has to do when they move. Unfortunately, its nearly impossible to keep track of all the places our … Read more
Identity theft has become a much more pervasive problem in the Information Age. Identity thieves that would once go through people’s garbage looking for personal information can now often find what they’re looking for online, from almost any location in the world. However, numerous defense mechanisms and strategies have been developed in response to the increasing prevalence of identity theft. … Read more
*Experience pays off*
Bryant Van Aernum has taken his 33 years of experience fishing out of Port Washington Harbor and translated into a thriving small business. Read more
We are days away from August, the last month of summer before school starts again.
It’s the perfect time to squeeze in a last-minute vacation. And last-minute vacations mean one thing: ROAD TRIP! Read more
It’s not easy to save money, but it’s important to have an emergency fund and save money for retirement not to mention education expenses and other needs.
At Educators, we try to help our members find ways to save money. Read more
One of the biggest mistakes a person can do is to throw caution to the wind and not pay attention to what is going on with their checking account. To help you keep on top of this account and to avoid any sudden surprises, there are a few simple things you can do. A good starting point is to utilize … Read more
Buying a home, especially your first home, is a big decision and it can take a lot of work. But it can be easier if youre prepared and know what you need to do. Read more
Relationships are hard enough. When you add in finances to the situation, they can sometimes go from bad to worse. If you and your spouse are going to share a joint account, there are some essentials you need to keep in mind, to help maintain the peace and harmony in your home. This begins with understanding that there needs to … Read more