Archive for May, 2010

Investing 101: CDs

    CD (Certificate of Deposit)   This is where my money had been for the past several years. CDs are similar to savings accounts in that they are insured View More...
 

Investing 101: Mutual Funds

Supposedly safer than stocks but with more return than a typical CD, mutual funds are collections of stocks and bonds that you share with other investors. Each investor owns a View More...
 

Savings 101: Savings Accounts

Most savings and money market accounts are easy enough to understand. Banks usually allow a certain number of withdrawals without a fee and offer a low interest rate as an View More...
 

Life of a Bride-to-Be : Wedding Budgeting 101 (Chapter 3)

I’ve done some more reading – and I’ve found some interesting stats about everything from average costs of weddings to average costs of rings. Brace yourselves, the results are devastating… View More...
 

Welcome to My Financial Wingman!

Do you ever find yourself thinking that banking and finances are entirely too complicated? That’s where we come in! Check back frequently for financial tips, tools and advice no matter View More...
 

Life of a Bride-to-Be : Wedding Budgeting 101 (Chapter 2)

I know… most of you aren’t too concerned about reading about my wedding budgeting, but right now it’s always on my mind. Anyone who knows me, knows that I like View More...
 

Life of a Bride-to-Be : Wedding Budgeting 101 (Chapter 1)

On February 20th I got engaged. Probably the most exciting day of my life (aside from the day I joined the Gen-Y Wingman squad here at CNB). It was a View More...