Whether you have questions about your money today, are dealing with an unexpected challenge, or planning your next financial goal, Town & Country’s Blog offers information and ideas to help answer your questions or inspire your next step.
- Budget: Put your money to work with income, spending and savings plans to help reach your financial goals.
- Borrow: Tips to help you make the best possible decisions when it comes to borrowing, managing debt, your credit score and more.
- Home: Information about all things that create your ideal home including buying, renting, decorating, moving and more.
- Protect: Information to help you guard your hard-earned money and financial life.
- Relationships: Ideas to make the most of your money in every phase of your life with the people who matter most
The Path to Affording Higher Education
College affordability is a hot topic in today’s world. The good news is that several things can be done to make higher education more affordable for our students. Below are five steps families can take to ensure their...
Tips to Help Pay Down Your Credit Card Balances
After two years of dealing with wave after wave of the coronavirus pandemic, you may have felt that splurging on yourself or your family during the holidays was warranted. Perhaps you purchased lots of small gifts for loved...
Why You Don’t Need a Perfect Credit Score
Why You Don’t Need a Perfect Credit Score You know you need a high credit score to make your financial life easier. But if you’ve been striving for a perfect score — typically 850 — you need to...
Tackling Debt in the New Year
The new year is a great time for a fresh look at our personal finances. But, if you find yourself feeling the stress from juggling too much debt, now may be the time for a fresh plan to...
22 Money Moves for 2022
The start of a new year is a great time to take stock of where you stand financially, look at what’s coming up in the year ahead, and make some moves to reach your financial goals. So, in...
Holiday Shoppers Beware
With the holiday season upon us, many consumers enjoy the ease and convenience of shopping online. With buyers looking for pre-holiday deals coupled with concerns some items may be hard to find due to supply chain issues and...
Ways to Reduce Your Heating Costs This Winter
Heating costs are on the rise and experts anticipate we’ll be spending more to keep our homes warm in the coming months. According to the US Energy Information Administration, households that use heating oil can expect a 40%...
Tips for Creating Your Budget
Tips for Creating Your Budget Be realistic in planning your budget and make sure it reflects your current life. Create your budget for the entire year. Breakdown income and expenses on a monthly basis. Identify all income sources...
8 Cyber Smart Tips
Cybercriminals are lurking everywhere and are very clever in finding ways to hack into your accounts and steal your personal data. In the first half of 2022 alone, over 53 million people had their data compromised in the...
10 Tips to Manage Holiday Spending
The holidays are a season for giving and spending time with family and friends, and this year, many people are looking forward to gathering with loved ones once again. But with rising inflation affecting the cost of groceries...