Building a Budget

For many, the term “budget” is a dirty word that causes stress, pressure and unnecessary arguments. In fact, the very term has caused more domestic disputes and divorces than any other word in the English language(1). Not to mention, media and television sitcoms have degraded the “budgeting process” and say it can’t be taken seriously(1). […]

Exercising Your Savings & Emergency Funds

Life is known for throwing curve balls when least expected. From injuries and car problems to new tax laws and job terminations, life is full of surprises. The problem that most individuals encounter is a lack of funds to catch these curves. This is where your emergency funds and savings accounts come into play. Understanding […]

Is Your Company Financially Fit? Joe Saari Presents on Bank Webinars

Learn how improving the financial know-how of your employees and customers can provide a triple benefit to your bottom-line. In today’s fast-paced market place, now more than ever savvy organizations are starting to understand that in order to get a competitive edge, we must build tremendous sales and service cultures. Covered Topics: Find out how […]

Resolutions to Make 2020 a Financial Success

When it comes to personal finance, you should always strive to be at the top of your game. A good way to think about personal finance is playing sports; when you have the drive and determination to win, it motivates you to perform at your best. Prior to that winning game, though, there was planning […]

5 Factors of Digital Presence for Financial Service Companies

A strong digital presence is no longer optional to gain a competitive edge in today’s marketplace. According to Statistica, the number of smartphone users worldwide in 2018 is projected to reach 2.52 billion, with 61.2% of the world population accessing the web from their mobile devices. To reach customers effectively, businesses, no matter the industry, […]

CEO Miguel D. Vasquez Published in Forbes

CEO Miguel D. Vasquez published via Forbes “The Future Of Financial Consumers Could Depend On Personalized Technology” – Read Full Article via Forbes Now Increased automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and innovative service options are promising personalized financial health services to every financial consumer. The perceived degree of financial confidence can engage many, especially those who […]

The Demand for Personalized Financial Health

The aim to empower consumers and improve financial health is taking center stage in the financial industry. But why now? Factor 1: The Economic Climate Many Americans have spent the past ten years climbing out of the Great Recession. Additionally, we can recognize the wealth gap widening – some have improved their financial status while […]

The Value of Financial Education for Entrepreneurs

Financial education is often an intimidating and challenging initiative for entrepreneurs to undertake. Yet it is vital for financial prosperity, economic sustainability, and mental health. Financial competency is pivotal in accessing capital and maneuvering through the peaks and valleys of business management. Since our inception, Financial Fitness Group (FFG) has spearheaded academic, unbiased financial literacy […]

Digital Transformation Brings Financial Education to the Forefront: Part 2

With the digital disruption becoming increasingly relevant in our economy, it is more important than ever for organizations, regardless of industry, to understand what customer experience means. It has been defined in many ways, but our definition aims to explain the scope of customer experience: Customer experience: the interactions between an organization and a customer […]