Raising a Child Costs Me How Much???

Posted by on October 7th, 2015 in Articles

I don’t think most people refuse to bring a little bundle of joy into the world because of cost. Babies are cute enough to disarm even the most fiscally sound person. But, before launching into parenthood, it isn’t a bad idea to get some idea what your offspring will cost you so you can be […]

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The Benefits of a Mortgage Preapproval

Posted by on September 9th, 2015 in Loans

Unless you were recently selected as the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft or released a hit album, you probably won’t pay for your new house in cash. Like millions of Americans, you’ll take out a mortgage. Before you begin your housing search, try to get a mortgage preapproval, which is usually good for […]

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How Your Teen Can Benefit From Opening a Roth IRA

Posted by on August 20th, 2015 in Accounts

Just like mine, your teenagers may have gotten jobs and worked all summer. This doesn’t mean they should have free reign to spend, spend, spend just because their bank account has swelled. It’s a tough sell to convince a teenager to put money away, but here are some really sound reasons why a Roth individual […]

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What Should I Do If Interest Rates Rise?

Posted by on July 10th, 2015 in Accounts

Wondering what you should do if interest rates rise? Here are some thoughts from Abri CEO Brian Cedergren… What will happen to interest rates over the short term is anyone’s guess.  We have seen interest rates remained relatively unchanged for the past few years.  However, one thing I’m very confident about is when they move they […]

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Avoid Common Travel Scams Abroad

Posted by on June 26th, 2015 in Articles

Avoid Travel Scams by Being Informed, Alert Vacations abroad provide a way to discover new places and explore interesting cultures. But they can also expose tourists to some nasty frauds. Here are some of the most common travel scams, and how to protect yourself from them.   Travel and currency An official-looking individual says he’s […]

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A Wedding!! How Do You Pay For It??

Posted by on June 15th, 2015 in Loans

Q:  What will my wedding cost? A:  The short answer is, no one really knows.  That may be unsatisfying to hear, but all sorts of variables are going to affect the cost of your wedding.  Googling wedding checklists and price guides can be daunting, and you may be expected to figure out how much you […]

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