If you have kids, chances are you’ve experienced a serious case of the “I Wants” when shopping with them. What exactly are the “I Wants?” Well, it’s when you go to the store with your kid in tow and they suddenly HAVE TO HAVE everything they see.
It was after one particularly annoying trip to Target for light bulbs and milk with my then 4-year old that I decided I either needed to stop taking him into stores, or I was going to have to help him better understand money.
There are approximately 23 million small businesses in the United States. They account for an estimated 54% of all US sales and 55% of all US jobs. Since the 1970s, small business has produced roughly 66% of all net new jobs in the US. These are impressive stats and evidence that small business, is big. Some of you have already realized small business can mean big opportunity for your credit union, and that’s great news.
This year more Americans will make financial resolutions leading to many new financial goals being set. According to a study by Fidelity, the number of Americans considering a financial resolution for 2016 increased significantly to 37%, compared to 31% in 2015. The study also found that 54% of respondents will make a financial goal to save more, while 19% want to spend less in 2016.
Are you leveraging your web properties as well as you could be?
Admittedly, I’m new to the world of money management in my professional life, but I’m always looking for ways in my personal life to manage money better. It has always been very important to me to find a way to set financial goals by figuring out how I’m spending my money and where I can save. That is why using a program where everything is already set up for me is so appealing. I've been with Geezeo for 3 weeks now, and here is some of what I've learned.
WILLIAMSBURG, VA USA February 20, 2015 – Geezeo, a company that helps hundreds of banks and credit unions better engage customers through digital channels with it’s digital financial advisor tools, is sponsoring Country For Kids, an annual fund raising event the benefits the Center For Child & Family Services.
PFM is moving beyond a budgeting tool, in fact it has been moving in that direction for a long time. We're seeing PFM take on the position of a digital financial advisor, whereby data helps consumers and businesses make informed financial decisions as they pertain to goals and objectives. People want more than just help managing their finances, they want help achieving life goals. We are all driven by emotion and passionate about reaching certain milestones. Admit it. The vast majority of us are not passionate about maintaining a budget.
WASHINGTON – The American Bankers Association – through its subsidiary the Corporation for American Banking – has endorsed the Personal Financial Management (PFM) and Business Financial Management digital platforms of Geezeo, a leading provider of customer engagement solutions. This endorsement establishes the Geezeo platform as the PFM solution of choice for ABA members.
MADISON HEIGHTS, MICH., JANUARY 6, 2015 — IDS.com (Intelligent Document Solutions) has officially announced their alliance partnership with Geezeo. With a shared vision and commitment of providing unparalleled customer service and best of industry solutions, IDS.com and Geezeo form an ideal union.
There is another market you should be paying close attention to, but many of you are not even addressing it. Nope, it’s not the Millennials. It’s the Mass Affluents.