5 Steps to Creating an Emergency Fund

April is National Financial Literacy Month.  A month devoted to highlighting the importance of financial literacy and teaching Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.   Last week we covered buying and financing a new vehicle.   Today we are discussing EMERGENCY FUNDS. Emergency Fund = essential building block to a strong financial foundation. 5 Steps to Creating an…

5 Things to Consider When Buying a New or Used Car

Sponsored Content Written by: Pier Alsup, American Eagle Credit Union, Chief Community Engagement Officer April is National Financial Literacy Month.  A month devoted to highlighting the importance of financial literacy and teaching Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits. Last week, we covered a Credit Card Checklist of things to look for when selecting a new card,…

Credit Card Checklist: What to Look for and What to Avoid

Sponsored Content Written by: Pier Alsup, American Eagle Credit Union, Chief Community Engagement Officer April is National Financial Literacy Month, a month devoted to highlighting the importance of financial literacy and teaching Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits. Last week, we covered ‘Steps you can take to increase your financial IQ‘. In this article,…

8 Steps You Can Take to Increase Your Financial I.Q.

Sponsored Content Written by: Pier Alsup, American Eagle Credit Union, Chief Community Engagement Officer National Financial Literacy Month is recognized in the U.S. in April as a way to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits. American Eagle Credit Union is highlighting financial literacy month by sharing financial literacy tips on the KTRS…

7 Ways to Dial Back Stress for a Fresh Start in the New Year

Stress is linked to disorders and diseases including anxiety, depression, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. A major cause is unresolved “trapped” emotions such as sadness, anger, and grief from difficult and traumatic experiences, Dr. Nelson says. “Most of the time we don’t recognize the connection that current experiences have with old traumas,” he says. “But if you’ve ever…