All posts by Dawn Rivera

Thankful in St. Tammany

November is the month that many of us are quick to think of Thanksgiving. Beyond the turkey and family coming over there is a time to reflect on what we are thankful for. Ralph Marston said “Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely…

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Building Credit for Teens

By: Kirk Arnold So, what should we do? One of the questions I get asked the most by Members and people I meet is “what is the best way for me to establish credit for my teenage son or daughter?” It usually comes back to the parent wants their teen…

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Prepaid Card Blues

This month I turned 39! You know you are getting old when just saying the number seems like it takes as much movement of your mouth as a Jim Carry movie.  I digress. For my birthday, a family member got me a prepaid card. A very well-known brand that let’s…

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Is it supposed to be easy?

There are a million quotes out there that have to do with life not being easy. You know these life lessons … “Nothing worth having comes easy.” “You have to work for it.” “If it were easy, everyone would be doing it,” etc. While all that may be true, one…

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Happy 4th of July

Fourth of July – Celebrating our Nation’s Independence Takes Cash! In just a few weeks most working American’s will be in for the coveted three day weekend! A long weekend with friends and family is a great summer break but can be expensive. Fourth of July can still be fun…

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Benefits of a Staycation

As you read this, many of you are thinking “I really need a break!” Maybe you didn’t save like you meant to or a big expense came up that is going to prevent you from taking a vacation this year but it doesn’t mean there will be no fun this…

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