Thank You Note Etiquette

In today’s fast-paced world, the art of the thank you note seems to be frequently overlooked, particularly with younger generations who grew up using mostly electronic communication. For the same reason, taking the time to send an old-fashioned thank you card speaks volumes for your appreciation of both the gift and the person who gave it to you. Here is some etiquette to consider as you begin your post-holiday thank you notes. The Do’s Remember that it’s better late than never: while it’s best to send out your thank you note within a couple weeks of receiving the gift, don’t … Continue reading Thank You Note Etiquette

Tips for Improving Your Financial Health in 2016

You want to start fresh as 2016 begins, and this means making changes to your life that will gradually improve your financial situation as the year goes on. Taking action is not always easy. Here are some tips for improving your financial health in 2016. Increase Your Savings The first step is to find ways to build your savings during 2016. Your goal should be to increase the amount you contribute to your savings account by 15 percent over the course of the year. You can do this by cutting back on spending, cancelling unnecessary services or increasing your income a … Continue reading Tips for Improving Your Financial Health in 2016