Category Archives: Consumer Credit Blog

Don’t Get Tanked by Gas Prices

Gas prices have fallen lately but they’re still a significant cause of budget distress for those of us with poor mileage gas guzzlers. I’m a case in point, on the negative side I only average about 15 miles to the … Continue reading

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A Stocking Full of afca Savings

Holiday Savings abound for afca members. Check out these exclusive member savings. Continue reading

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6 Tips to Save on Travel for the Holidays and Through the Year

Travelling for the Holidays? Here’s how to save… Top off your tires. Underinflated tires not only create extra wear but cost you as much as 10-20% in gas savings so be sure to fill up the tank and fill up the … Continue reading

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Advice from the Bank on Budgeting for the Holidays

Note: The following advice is provided courtesy of Bank of Colorado. With the holidays, and holiday spending season, upon us, I felt it was advice worth passing along. The more sanity we can inject into the process and the better … Continue reading

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Master Personal Finance with These Free Courses

Master personal finance with free online college courses from Missouri State University. Learn how to set financial goals, budget and improve your credit with these informative 8 sessions. Continue reading

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Need to Understand What the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) Means for You?

Obamacare is on everyone’s mind these days. Is it the end of the Republic, a lifesaver or something in between? Take 10 minutes to get a handle by watching this video… Then spend another couple of hours learning all you … Continue reading

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You Can Take Control of Your Finances; Part 1

Many of us are still slogging through the aftermath of the worst recession this country has endured since the Great Depression of the 1930s. While the economy has recovered in several areas large numbers of Americans are still reeling. We … Continue reading

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Eat Healthy, Save Money

Savvy consumers can not only save money while food shopping but they can eat healthier at the same time. Yes, it’s possible to both slim your waistline while fattening your wallet! Follow these simple tips and you come out ahead … Continue reading

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Consumer Financial Stress Reaches New Level in 2017: Best Tips on Beating the Debt Blues

According to the Consumer Reports Index that measures the personal financial health of the American economy, Americans have reported noticeably lower stress levels with regard to their finances. The trouble tracker measure of the Index fell staggeringly to 33.0 from … Continue reading

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Save Money and Save the Planet

Save money and save the planet with eco-friendly tips. Continue reading

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