Finance Basics

4 Things You Should Think About To Get Financially Fit

When you’re trying to get physically fit, you’re usually working on diet, body fat, stamina, and strength. To be in good shape, you’ve got to have a balance of all four. Getting financially fit is the same way: Your diet is like your spending habits This one’s all about discipline. And it’s important because approximately […]

Finance Basics

Our Resolution is Helping You Keep Your Resolution

Cheers to the New Year! And the new you. It’s one thing to make a resolution, but it’s another thing to actually keep it, right? We’re obsessed with doing right by our customers, so we’ve made it our New Year’s Resolution to help you keep yours. We’ve cooked up some foolproof ways to help keep you […]

Ally News

The Gift of Reliable, Accessible Transportation for one Massachusetts Family

In October, we joined forces with BraunAbility, the world’s leading manufacturer of automotive mobility products, to donate a wheelchair-accessible van to a deserving Massachusetts student and his family. Chamberlain “Lain” MacDonald is a sophomore at Groton-Dunstable High School. He has always excelled academically, but is more known for his love of sports and his position […]

New Home

A Tiny House Can Make a Huge Difference in your Finances

When you live in a home that is just a few hundred square feet, it’s not just your storage space that is impacted. This choice comes with a lifestyle and, in some cases, some not-so-tiny financial implications. So it’s not just tiny houses – it’s a movement. A movement towards simpler, smaller homes which gives many […]

Financial News

The Repair Economy

Don’t fix it if it ain’t broke. But if it is broke, hiring a handyman to fix it might be just as expensive – if not more! – than just throwing it out and starting over. In Sweden, they’re hoping to implement a new method of taxing that offers some leniency for getting your items […]

Smart Driving

Use Tech to Help Stay Focused on the Road with Distraction-Free Driving Apps and Features

It’s one of the golden rules, or at least it should be: don’t text and drive. We all know that distracted driving is dangerous, right? But still, nearly every one of us has seen it happen or worse – done it ourselves. Since most of us touch our phones well over 2,000 times per day, […]

Travel

Make Over the River & Through the Woods a Little More Fun

This year, more than 90 million people will be traveling over the holidays—and at least 90% of those travelers will be driving. That’s a lot of alphabet games and family time in the car! Make sure the car’s good to go You can use this checklist of some important things to remember before hitting the […]

Saving

Our Top 5 Holi-Do’s and Holi-Don’ts

Let’s bring comfort and joy back into the holidays. It’s pretty easy to get bent out of shape during the most magical time of the year. We have some tips that’ll help you save time, money and your sanity this holiday season. Helpful Links: 1) pinterest.com/explore/diy-gifts/     2) headspace.com/     3) wunderlist.com/     4) google.com/flights/

Saving

The Holidays Are About the Fa La La, Not the Moo La La

This year, we’ll collectively fork out $465 billion on holiday spending. Of all that cash, about 43% is spent on travel, and another 41% on gifts. Saving in those two areas alone can really help make a difference in your wallet.  A few things the airlines don’t want you to know When you figure that […]

Saving

Less Time Gifting, More Time Merrimenting

How do you want to spend 15 hours of your life? Bet it’s not shopping and standing in line. But that’s what most Americans will do this holiday season. Don’t sweat it. We’ve got some gifting hacks that’ll help you gift it right—saving you some time. Buy one gift and call it a day So […]