February is American Heart Month February Is American Heart Month

DID YOU KNOW THAT HEART DISEASE CLAIMS THE LIVES OF ONE IN FOUR AMERICANS? Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. The good news is that one-fourth of all heart disease deaths are preventable and you can take proactive steps towards a healthy heart.

bounced check The DO’s and DON’Ts of Checkbook Management

If you have a checking account and a debit card, at SOME point in your life, you will accidentally overdraw your account. Even the best money managers can lose track of a debit transaction (or two) or an automatic payment. And when it hits? It hurts. In the wallet. Not only are you charged a fee by YOUR financial institution, you may be charged a returned check fee by the receiver’s institution. Thus, a snowball effect begins on your account.

salt on icy roads Ways to Prevent Road Salt from Affecting Your Car

Snow-covered roads. Whiteouts. Black ice. All are situations that we are now all dealing with this winter. Winter came … all at once. And it’s not over yet!