You may question how you're going to juggle your day-to-day expenses with your desire to save for your child's college education, if not your own retirement. Or you may be concerned about how to pay off credit card debt.

Owning a home can be one of the most valuable investments you make. Learn about tools and resources and what questions to ask to help you make decisions. The last thing any homeowner wants to think about is losing the family home, especially with foreclosures on the rise locally and nationally. Potential home buyers should be aware of mortgage pitfalls and scams, particularly in this economy.

The topics below touch upon establishing household budgets, starting savings plans, managing debt and strategically investing for retirement and long-term expenses such as college education. We've selected a range of information and resources that we hope will assist you in making sound financial decisions for you and your family.