If you are like many Americans, you may have resolved to get a handle on your finances during 2016. Take heart because there is plenty of reason for optimism: you do not have to reinvent the wheel. There are some tried-and-true methods that have worked for many and can for you as well. Your Better Business Bureau has the following advice for anyone attempting to reign in household budgets during the coming year.
As Americans rush out to buy tickets for the Powerball lottery before Wednesday’s drawing, readers have been bombarded by online articles offering financial advice on what to do after winning the lottery.
January 14, 2016|
One third of all complaints to the Federal Trade Commission are about tax-related identity theft. Now as we enter tax season, foremost on the minds of all taxpayers should be the issue of avoiding the ID thieves. For five years in a row the numbers of such theft have increased. Taxpayer awareness must increase as well. Your Better Business Bureau has compiled information to help you keep your identity safe during this time of potential vulnerability.
SALINA - Since 2001, Sunflower Bank has been raising money for local schools and students annually through its ABC program. Total donations since the program began are over $934,000. Last year the program included almost 300 schools across Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri and raised $113,945.
Financial planner Glen Clemans is all too familiar with how young people often misunderstand insurance — or ignore it completely. The passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the attendant publicity have done little to change that.
January 12, 2016|
Tara Miller, Kim Manning and Teresa Asper of CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions have recently passed all of the required exams to attain their QKA (Qualified 401(k) Administrator) designation through ASPPA (American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries). These exams include the Retirement Plan Fundamentals (RPF-1 & RPF-2) exams, the Administrative and Qualification Issues of Retirement Plans (DC-1) exam and, the Administrative Issues of Defined Contribution Plans (DC-2) exam.
Thirteen Rosewood Services employees achieved milestone anniversaries during 2015, combining for a total of 90 years of service. They were recently recognized for their milestone achievements in the workplace.
ELLSWORTH - Reservations are being taken for the Ellsworth-Kanopolis Area Chamber of Commerce's 68th Annual Meeting. The celebration of 2015 accomplishments opens at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30, at the Ellsworth American Legion. The evening will begin with a cash bar social followed by a sit-down dinner catered by the Ellsworth Steak House beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Staff members and volunteers are hard at work organizing the upcoming Sunflower Diversified Charity Gala and they could use the community's help – especially because this is the non-profit agency's 50thanniversary.
Have you been thinking about talking to your children about money? Maybe you worry that you don’t have the resources to help your child learn about money management. Or, you might be at a loss about how to get started.
January 08, 2016|