Joe Mecca

Making the Most Out of Your Raise or Bonus

Expecting a raise or bonus soon? Learn how to make the most out of any extra money you have coming in! Couple’s Guide to Optimizing Your Raise or Bonus Even though I do believe that diversifying your income is a smart money move, let’s not ignore the most common one that most people have – […]

How Credit Unions Can Boost Your Family’s Finances

Not happy getting nickeled and dimed by your bank? It may be time to switch. Find out how moving your money to a credit union can save your family big bucks! Better Banking with a Credit Union? Having the best checking and savings accounts for your family can be a huge boost for your finances. […]

How to Pivot Your Money and Make It Work Harder for You

2020 is not business as usual. Today we’re going over how to pivot your money during this crisis to put your family in a more financially stable spot! How to Readjust Your Finances during This Crisis Most of us are still dealing with the financial fallout of the coronavirus. With this last part of the […]

How to Use and Maximize Your Stimulus Check

While millions have already received their stimulus check through direct deposits, others are just now getting them. Joe Mecca from Coastal Credit Union and I discussed a few things to consider so you can make every dollar go further! You can watch it right here or read the edited transcript below! Elle Martinez: Joe, thanks […]

Dealing with Losing Your Job and Income

Many families are dealing with the financial fallout from the coronavirus, including losing their income and jobs. See how you can adjust your budget and get the resources you need to ride out these tough times!  How to Financially Handle Losing Your Job and Income  Judging by the numbers, Ani’s situation is becoming more common. […]

How to Handle Your Finances During the Coronavirus Crisis

Today we’re going to jump in on ways you can adjust your finances during the coronavirus crisis to get through these tough times! Getting Your Finances Stabilized During the Coronavirus Crisis Even though it’s been less than a month since schools closed here in Raleigh, it feels like a lifetime ago.   And chances are things […]