posted on Friday, May 15, 2015
Americans as a whole are terrible at saving money. According to a study last month from Neighbor Works America, about one-third of American adults, or 72 million people, doesn't have any emergency savings.
The first obstacle in this lack of savings is not having a savings account. Which do you choose? With many savings options available in the market today, it can be hard to know where to start.
posted on Friday, May 08, 2015
posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015
What would you do with an extra $100 a month, or $1,200 a year?
posted on Tuesday, December 30, 2014
So you want to save more money next year? The good news is that it's not complicated. The bad news is that it does require some sacrifice and discipline.
posted on Friday, October 24, 2014
"Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything." -George Bernard Shaw
posted on Wednesday, April 16, 2014
In our last post we talked about the important things in life you should be saving for - retirement, medical emergencies, unemployment, etc. After reading that you may have thought, "How the heck do I save for all those things at once?" The answer (for most people) is you can't. But all is not lost.
posted on Monday, April 14, 2014
If you've read the Lincoln Savings Bank (LSB) blog regularly, you know that it seems like we talk about saving money all the time. We know it can be tiresome to hear, but saving money is a crucial life skill that a majority of Americans don't have.
posted on Thursday, January 16, 2014
We're continuing on with our plan to help you reach your financial goals and stick to your financial resolutions. When we were identifying our weaknesses in our "Looking Back" post at the beginning of the month, the number one weakness we came across was not saving enough money.
Saving money is something that requires a plan and a goal. Here's what you need to do to create a successful savings plan.
posted on Monday, December 30, 2013
There's nothing worse than checking your savings account balance and seeing you don't have as much in your account as you thought. "I need to do better at saving money," you tell yourself, but you know you'll experience the same situation again.
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