It is not uncommon that sometimes you can find yourself in a slump. Is your favorite season ending? Is your favorite sports team performing badly? Do you feel stuck in a routine? Maybe you find yourself to be busy every day of the week without getting a break. We've all had these times, but we don't want to forget to find enjoyment in all that we do. Find that light at the end of the tunnel. We don't want anyone to think that there is anything wrong with being busy, but within that busy schedule of yours are you feeling inspired?
Sitting at a desk all day isn't as fun as many people may think. The back pain, wrist pain, sore neck, eyestrain, shoulder pain, the list goes on! Your muscles become weaker and inflexible from sitting for long periods of time, increasing the chance of injury! Your posture worsens and weight gain can often be associated to sitting for extended periods of time. The human body really starts to feel the impact and can take a mental toll! But never fear, Taconnet is here! We have found a couple of ways to keep your body safe and sound and feeling good in the workplace.
With the warm weather consistently upon us, we are all excitedly waiting for our chance to hit the beach. But going to the beach can be quite a hassle, especially for those who don't live super close. Being prepared is important to maximize the amount of fun have on your trip, but there is more than one way to be prepared. Not necessarily just remembering to pack everything you might need, but how do you plan to deal with the beach environment? To keep your car as clean as possible? To speed up the healing process from that awful sunburn you just know you're going to get?
Believe it or not, tax season is officially upon us. Chances are you've probably received most of your tax forms in the mail, or they are available for your to review online. Before you know it, you'll be receiving your tax return (if you're one of the nearly 80% who receives one), and you'll be left wondering what to do with your extra spending cash! Well, before you go off and make an immediate purchase, here are some ideas for what you should do with your tax return this season. Yes, treating yourself is nice, but it's not always the best option for your return.
It's wintertime in Maine. It's cold. If you're like us, you probably have your heat blaring so it's toasty and warm inside your humble abode when you return from a hard day's work, school, or whatever it is that you do! Still, we understand the importance of coming home to a warm house/apartment when temperatures plummet. Unfortunately, heating a living space has become more and more pricey over the years, especially considering we live in a climate where heat is often times necessary for 4-6 months out of the year.
We here at Taconnet Federal Credit Union are determined to help our members achieve their financial goals. We know that each of our members are in different stages of their financial lives, but there are certain personal financing tips and trick that we find are helpful no matter what your situation is. Here are a few that we choose to live by, and hope you do too!
It's officially the holiday season! We're only a few short days away from Christmas, and if you're like us, you've still got a little bit of shopping to get done. Christmas is a time of great joy and celebration, but it can also be a great burden! Rather than getting stressed about spending copious (your 5 cent word of the day) amounts of money, here's a few quick tips that will ensure you won't be left out in the cold...we hear it's frightful...but that fire is so delightful.