A Gift for You

A Gift for You

This time of year it is easy to find articles about holiday shoppers who are “self-gifting” while they shop for the perfect gift for others.  Whether it is because the deals are too good to pass up or because shoppers tend to invest in or replenish categories of goods...
With Gratitude

With Gratitude

The Thanksgiving holiday holds a special place in my heart.  It is a day to celebrate and be grateful with family and friends.  This is a day where the only gift necessary it that of thanks.  Looking back on the year, we have had challenges as well as wins.  We have...
The Gift that Gives Back

The Gift that Gives Back

The new school year is well under way and the holidays are approaching.  For us, this means we are back in the Game with the ThriveTime Challenge! This annual financial literacy program benefits students and schools by combining opportunities for financial education,...
Avoiding Holiday Remorse

Avoiding Holiday Remorse

Have you visited a major retailor or craft store lately?  You have probably seen the all too early reminders that the holiday season is fast approaching.  While aisles and aisles of holiday decorations and supplies should bring back happy memories and induce feelings...
Financial Leadership

Financial Leadership

People in leadership positions, employ a variety of characteristics and skills to achieve results.  Being a good communicator, having a positive attitude, being passionate, and having expertise in your area of interest certainly are important.  In addition, most...