How Pets Save You Money!

FOX – WOFL Owning a pet isn’t cheap. Even though caring for a medium-sized dog will cost you about $700 a year, your pet could save you more money than that in other areas of your life! Five ways owning a pet can save your money & your health! Pets Improve Your Physical Health Depending […]

Could Your Facebook Friends And Online Activities Affect Your Credit?

FOX – WOFL Could Your Friends & Online Activities Affect Your Credit? With all the recent headlines in the news regarding the broad NSA surveillance on pretty much every conceivable communication a person can make, it’s easy to understand how one may feel apprehensive and guarded when they hear that a new technology is able […]

Millennials Moving In With Mom & Pop

FOX – WOFL   More than ⅓ of Millennials still live with their parents. The new Pew Study documents the steady rise of young adults returning home to mom and dad, or in some cases not moving out in the first place! In 2012, a record 21.6 million adults (up from 18.5 million in 2007) […]

Shopaholics

FOX – WOFL   Smart Spending Habits from #TheSmartMoneyGal More than 1 in 10 Americans consider themselves to be shopaholics! A new survey shows spending habits are landing many people in debt, often racking up between $1,000 and $5,000 in charges! Shop ’till you drop! Many of us joke around about shopping until we drop, […]

Gen-Xers May Never Be Able To Retire

FOX – WOFL   Recession will haunt Gen-X into retirement You may think that Worrying about retirement is a Baby Boomer problem, but not anymore. A new study from Pew Research has some startling predictions, one being that Gen-Xers may never be able to retire. Who is Generation X? According to Wikipedia, the Gen X […]

Fears of College Loan Debt

FOX – WOFL   There is bad news for college students as student loan rates doubled this week! The interest rates on federally subsidized Stafford student loans rose from 3.4% to 6.8% on Monday, July 1st, 2013. Since many strive to better themselves by enrolling in college or by continuing to expanding their current college […]

Are you financially prepared for a Hurricane?

FOX – WOFL   Are you financially prepared for a Hurricane? 5 Steps to Financially Prepare for a Hurricane Check Your Insurance – Consider what you need for insurance now because you may not have a chance right before a storm hits. Make sure all of your policies (home, life, auto) are up to date […]

Healthcare in Retirement

FOX – WOFL   If you think health care is costing you big now, just wait until retirement! A new Mayo Clinic study found the vast majority of Americans don’t realize how expensive it will be. So let’s start with perception. What do people think they’ll spend on health care when they retire? For many […]

Grey Charges

FOX – WOFL   There’s a new concern for consumers- one that could be costing them hundreds of dollars each year. They are called “grey charges”- and one in four people are paying them right now- most likely without knowing it! 5 Types of Grey Charges: Unknown Subscriptions: We’ve probably all seen this when making […]

Mother’s Day Advice

FOX – WOFL   With Mother’s Day right around the corner, we think back to all the unsolicited advice Mom gave us throughout the years – the Mom-isms. Many of us may now realize how right Mom was, and we find ourselves saying the same things to our kids. Some of us may still disregard […]