5 Tips to Financially Prepare for the Holidays

For many people, one of the most dreaded things about the holiday season is not the fear of being a Scrooge. It’s just the reverse—the temptation to overspend. It’s easy to think, just one more toy for the little ones, or an extra pair of gloves, or the perfect earrings…and somehow during the holiday whirl we load …

Is it too early to start making holiday travel plans?

Autumn is in full swing, and that means it will soon start smelling like the holidays. Spicy gingerbread, roasted turkey, pumpkin lattes, fresh baked pie, and mulled wine—the cool weather seems to bring out the best in cooks all over the country. It’s enough temptation to face holiday crowds and head home for the holidays. So, where will …