Beautifying Your Financial Picture

  • 5 Tips For Switching Your Business From Manual Accounting To Software

    9 August 2022

    Many small businesses start out using informal, manual bookkeeping methods — pen and paper, spreadsheets, ledger books, and the like. But as your enterprise grows, it will eventually become time to switch to accounting software. How can you make this shift successful? Here are five tips for a smooth transition. 1. Learn the Software First. The change from manual to automated accounting is a big one, so take a long-term view of it.

  • 4 Reasons You Should Consider A VA Mortgage

    7 March 2022

    There are many different veteran assistance programs that are designed to help people who have devoted part of their life to the military. There are programs that can help veterans pay for life essentials, college costs, and more. One very valuable program is the mortgage program through the Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA).  If you're looking for assistance for veterans and you're ready to buy a home, here are the top four reasons you should look into a VA mortgage.

  • 5 Ways A Personal Banker Helps Your Finances

    21 December 2021

    When it comes to choosing a banking institution, many consumers focus on things like fees and easy access to their accounts. And while these facets of the banking experience are important, don't overlook the value of weighing the institution's personal, live banking services. How can a good personal banker help you as a client? Here are a few important ways.  1. Help Understanding Products Most bank customers aren't financial professionals. So, when presented with a list of choices, products, and services, they may not know much about what's being offered.

  • 2 Things To Know When Getting Started With Credit Union Loans

    8 September 2021

    When seeking a loan, many people fall into a common misconception. They often seek out online lenders and traditional big banking companies. However, there's one key alternative lending source that often gets overlooked. This lending source is local non-profit organizations known as credit unions. Credit unions have quietly arisen as worthy competitors to big national banks and online lenders. However, credit unions operate a little differently from traditional banks. To help you prepare, here are two things to know when getting started with credit union loans.

  • Don't Let Them Languish: 4 Steps to Take to Get Your Spouse Out of Jail

    15 June 2021

    Dealing with the arrest of a spouse can be stressful, especially where police custody is concerned. If your spouse has been arrested, you need to take action as quickly as possible. Unless your spouse is released on their own recognizance, they won't be leaving police custody on their own. You don't want your spouse to languish in jail while their case makes its way through the system. Due to the current pandemic, courts are backlogged, which means it could take months before your spouse's case makes it to trial.

  • The Silver Guide To Investments And Selling Precious Metals

    22 February 2021

    If you are interested in investing in valuable metals, silver is a great option. This is often a metal that gets overlooked because of the popularity of gold. Therefore, it can be a great opportunity to get into investing in precious metals and making a profit when you sell them. The following silver guide will help you get started with these investments: Different Types of Silver Materials Before buying silver, you want to know the different types of materials that you can buy.

  • Received An Inheritance? Key Benefits Of Hiring A Wealth Management Consultant

    9 November 2020

    For many people in the world, receiving a lump sum of cash at one time would be like a dream come true. When you have a large amount of money in your hands, you're able to pay off debts, possibly take a much-needed vacation, and give gifts to special individuals in your life who have always been there for you. It's a great position to be in and if you've found yourself holding a wad of money, you're probably ecstatic about your prospects.