Get on the Right Track to Financial Freedom
Melissa Olson and Kelly Mould joined a recent episode of the GoGedders podcast
Johnson Financial Group’s Melissa Olson and Kelly Mould joined a recent episode of the GoGedders podcast to share their thoughts on how to strengthen your financial picture, decrease your financial stress, and avoid financial pit-falls through different life stages. To learn more about how you can get on the right track to financial freedom, listen to their interview below.
Financial Advice for Young Professionals
There are really three key areas for young professionals. The first is to be very aware that credit card debt can have a lasting impact for years to come. The second is develop a spending plan. Figure out what it is in life that you want, what you can afford and make sure that you are living within your means. And third, take advantage of your company’s 401(k) plans. Don’t leave money on the table!
Financial Stability Post-Divorce
Divorce is such a difficult time, because it’s the worst time of your life, and often the couple is demonstrating their worst behaviors, because of the emotions involved. But the reality is if you can keep the entire process as amicable as possible, it’s going to be better for everyone in the long haul. This isn’t just a life you’re separating, it’s an entire financial picture. Reach out to those professionals that can help you understand what that next step is going to look like.
Women and Financial Planning
This is part one of our four-part series on financial planning for women. In this article, we focus on the financial impact of the pandemic on woman and how planning can help.READ MORE
The Key to Financial Health - Start Saving
Whether you’re just starting to save or have fallen out of the habit, it’s never too early or too late to take the first step toward achieving your financial goals. No matter where you are on your savings journey, Lynn Carlson, VP, Consumer Banking Regional Manager, outlines several key savings vehicles and considerations to help you achieve your short, mid and long-term financial goals.READ MORE about savings tools to help you achieve your goals.
House Hunting? Do Your Homework.
Thinking of buying a home? It pays to be prepared as you enter a housing market marked by volatility and low inventory – and that was true even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer looking to step up to a larger home, or downsizing as you near retirement, there are questions you should ask yourself before beginning your house hunt.READ MORE about how to prepare for your house hunt.