Category: Money

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Beyond – Cashing in on Super Holiday Savings

Whether you're a Black Friday enthusiast or hater, there are ample ways to cash in on super holiday savings throughout the season. So follow these tips for deep discounts on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and beyond. Subscribe to...

Local Notes October/November 2023

TARTA Takes Steps for Services in Oregon As the next step in the TARTA Next redesign and expansion, the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) has solidified plans to bring fixed route, paratransit...

Five Trending Issues OSHIIP Can Help Ohioans on Medicare Address

The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) is the state's official Medicare counseling and education program and part of the Ohio Department of Insurance. As such, OSHIIP is always looking for...

Affordable Connectivity Program Provides Broadband Network Aid

First introduced by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 2022, the Affordable Connectivity Program is a benefit program that was created for households that cannot afford access to broadband networks. WIFI within a...

Budgeting For/During Retirement: Create an Accurate Budget That Works

With the average life span in the U.S. Now 78.87 years, and many more Americans living to and surpassing the age of 100, budgeting in preparation for retirement and during retirement is...

Ask The Financial Expert: Felicia D. Roach, New York Life Insurance Company

Looking for advice from a financial advisor but are not sure where to start? Look no further. New York Life Insurance Company Agent Felicia D. Roach answers questions about her personal experience...

5 Ways to Save Money Just By Asking

Inflation is hitting Americans hard and the effects are touching every aspect of our lives. Everything from food, gas, water, clothing and housing is up in price. But while many Americans have...

Do Your Donations Have the Impact to Make Change?

They’re everywhere:  among your email and text messages, in your web and social media streams, in your mailbox and on your evening news. Everyone seems to need our help with donations to...

Budgeting for and During Retirement

Without a budget, even some of the savviest retirees and seniors live with ongoing financial struggles. Creating and using a budget is vital to both preventing financial difficulties and maintaining or attaining financial...

Tax Dollars, Working for Seniors

By Kim Jacobs As an inevitable part of our lives, we pay taxes. And while it's seldom something we enjoy, the programs financed by our tax dollars provide crucial benefits to our society,...

Cutting Costs: Ways to Save Without Sacrifice

Today's cost of living for households headed by someone 65 or older is $45,756 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest estimates (based on 2016 figures). The average retiree...

Ask the Expert

Name: Matt Williams and Doug Shaffer Business Name:  Directions Financial Solutions (DFS) Business type: Financial Services Address: 200 N. St. Clair Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604 Phone: 419-720-4729 Website: directionscu.org When is the best time to retire? When it comes...





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