"An insurance policy may have a good price, but poor value."

- John H. Connors

What To Do with Your First Paycheck

You’ve graduated from college and landed your first job in the “real world.” And now that you have your first paycheck, it’s easy to feel as though you’re finally making “real” money — but that first paycheck is just the first step in learning how to manage your money and prepare for your future.

Before splurging on an expensive purchase, consider how your spending and saving habits now can impact your future livelihood and eventual retirement. Developing good habits and being responsible with your money now can mean financial freedom down the road. Here are some things to think about:

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Mrs. DeMarco's Class Visits

Today we welcomed Carol Ann DeMarco’s 2nd grade class from Mechanicville Elementary School to our offices this morning. The class was on a field trip to Mechanicville to visit various businesses in the Community. They came to the Connors Agency to learn more about the concept of insurance and business in general. Patrick Culligan recently completed teaching a business class to the students for 5 weeks as a volunteer for Junior Achievement. Junior Achievement is dedicated to bringing the real world to students and opening their minds to their potential. We would like to thank Carol Ann and the Mechanicville Elementary School for the opportunity to continue to help educate the class!

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Self-Care Tips for Better Work/Life Blending

The line that used to separate work and home is blurrier than ever. Technology makes it possible to answer emails at the gym or wrap up a project after the kids go to bed. As your work and home life blend together more and more, here are some simple ways to keep stress levels low and productivity high.

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Happy Mother's Day!

We couldn't think of a more deserving person to wish a Happy Mother's Day to than our own Erika Goudreau. On December 5th 2016, Erika donated one of her kidneys to her son Tyhlar.

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Patrick Culligan Completes 20th Year Of Junior Achievement

We'd like to give a special shout out to our very own Patrick Culligan who recently completed his 20th year as a volunteer teacher for Junior Achievement of Northeastern New York. He taught a business class to Carol Ann DeMarco’s 2nd grade class at Mechanicville Elementary School for 5 weeks for 1 hour per week. Junior Achievement is dedicated to educating students about issues relating to work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through the use of experiential, hands-on programs. In partnership with the business and education communities, and through the support of community volunteers, JA brings the real world to students, opening their minds to their potential. Pat would like to thank Carol Ann and the Mechanicville Elementary School for the opportunity to help educate the class. 

Go Pat!

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