Thanksgiving: A Look at Gratitude and Finances

There are a lot of great traditions families have when it comes to Thanksgiving. Sometimes it’s food related, such as a secret family recipe for candied yams, deep frying a turkey, or just knowing exactly what dishes to expect at the table. Perhaps your family always participates in a local Turkey Trot race, or watches the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, or takes turkey coma naps after the big meal.

There are all kinds of traditions that our families look forward to every year on Thanksgiving, but gratitude is something that can be practiced and expressed every day of the year, and can actually have a positive impact on your finances.

Your family will give thanks for the food and the company around your Thanksgiving table, but

2016, A Year In Review

It’s time to say goodbye to 2016 and welcome with open arms the New Year, 2017!

There are a lot of Year in Review lists out there to remind you of the events this past year, but here is one that Google created

Christmas Music and Scenery to Help Get In The Spirit

Christmas truly is a magical time of year. For many, it is full of family traditions, recipes handed down through generations, and finally catching up face-to-face with loved ones we don’t get to see as often as we’d like.

To help put your house-full of family and friends in the Christmas spirit, we present you with

Thanksgiving Facts to Share With Family and Friends


Thanksgiving is the time of year to surround yourself with the people you love and care about and do what the name suggests – give thanks for everyone and everything you have.

This Thanksgiving is an especially poignant one, being that it follows a few weeks after one of the most historic elections this nation has ever witnessed. It’s left a nation rather divided, and there’s a lot of healing between family and friends to be done. In a way, this Thanksgiving couldn’t have come at a better time.

In the spirit of providing you knowledge as we do every week with financial tips and tools, we thought we’d have a little fun and equip you with some interesting facts about Thanksgiving.