5 tips to start your finances off strong in 2021
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- Educate yourself on finances.
Visit our “Financial Resolutions” playlist to beef up your knowledge about healthy financial habits, debt management, mindful living, and more.
- Increase your savings.
Even if it’s only by 5%, every little bit adds up.
- Cut out one impulse purchase a week.
You can get a head start on No. 2 by reducing your trips to the coffee shop or treating yourself to that new pair of shoes.
- Trim your electricity bills.
Check for drafts around doors and windows. Also, make sure your appliances are all running efficiently and conserving as much energy as possible.
- Pay down your debtby making it a priority.
Ascend’s free Money Management budgeting tool inside online banking and the app can get you started on your way to reducing your debt.