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01Aug 2017

Credit Score Changes There are big changes coming to the way our credit scores are calculated. Financial professional Mindy McIntosh talked with WSMH about how these changes will impact all of us and offered tips to boost your credit score. Pay your bills on time and make your monthly payments in full. This will always […]

31Jul 2017

Classrooms at universities and colleges across the nation will be back to classes soon. You might have a child, grandchild, niece or nephew who is all set to spend their semester studying, socializing and living on their own. You have prepared them for college life by teaching them how to grocery shop, prepare simple meals […]

31Jul 2017

There are big changes coming to the way our credit scores are calculated. Financial professional Mindy McIntosh talked with WSMH about how these changes will impact all of us and offered tips to boost your credit score. Pay Off Debt – Pay your bills on time and make your monthly payments in full. This will […]

31Jul 2017

Identity (ID) theft is a crime where a thief steals your personal information, such as your full name or social security number, to commit fraud. The identity thief can use your information to fraudulently apply for credit, file taxes, or get medical services. These acts can damage your credit status, and cost you time and […]

07Jul 2017

If you put off your holiday shopping until November or December, it will likely cost you more money, time and stress! Financial professional Mindy McIntosh talks with WJRT about why it’s time to embrace Christmas in July! She shared 4 tips to get started: 1. Put Pen to Paper – If you do nothing else […]

06Jul 2017

Being free from the burden of debt might sound too good to be true, but it’s possible. Mindy McIntosh talks with Fox 66 Profitt Report: “Some people feel like financial independence is being very wealthy,” says Mindy, who has a simpler view of what it means to be financially free. “It’s more of ‘okay we […]

28Jun 2017

Financial Challenges for Women Preparing for the future is one of the most important aspects of financial strategizing, and a lack of involvement often leaves women, in particular, potentially exposed to financial hardships later in life. Don’t expect a spouse, partner, or other family member to help ensure financial security. Women investors face several challenges […]

28Jun 2017

Fun activities in the summer can turn into wonderful teaching tools and they keep everyone in the family active! Create a scrub-a-dub toy wash. Trying to do your own spring cleaning? Get the kids involved with a toy wash. Bring out all the bikes, trikes, trucks and more and run them through the hose, sprinkler […]

28Jun 2017

Preparing for the future is one of the most important aspects of financial strategizing, and a lack of involvement often leaves women, in particular, potentially exposed to financial hardships later in life. Don’t expect a spouse, partner, or other family member to help ensure financial security. Women investors face several challenges to helping build wealth […]

26Jun 2017

Get the Medicare Advantage plan more individuals in Michigan choose! If you are looking for a personal Medicare plan, we can help! Priority Health Medicare Advantage plans offer what you’d expect — affordable premiums, a broad network of providers and comprehensive coverage. You’ll also get a plan that partners with you in your health to […]

20Jun 2017

No price is set in stone, and that goes for a wide variety of goods and services! Whether you’re shopping for a couch or a cellphone, don’t be afraid to speak up and ask for a better deal. It doesn’t hurt to ask; a little haggling could add up to big savings. Financial professional Mindy […]

19Jun 2017

Financial envy is even more of a thing now than it was back in 1913 when cartoonist Arthur R. “Pop” Momand debuted the comic strip “Keeping Up with the Joneses,” which centered on the misadventures of Aloysius P. McGinnis and his family, who were always trying to keep up with their never-seen neighbors, the Joneses. […]