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Here's Why Opening a Certificate is Really Worth It

Mar 7, 2019 | 2 minute read

We save for numerous reasons – an upcoming vacation, college tuition, retirement, and other expenses, both expected and unexpected. Saving provides peace of mind, so we aren’t financially stressed...

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Don't Let Retirement Savings Goals Get You Down

Feb 5, 2019 | 6 minute read

As a retirement savings plan participant, you know that setting a goal is an important part of your overall strategy. In fact, over decades of conducting its annual Retirement Confidence Survey,...

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Identity Theft: What It Is and How to Reduce Your Risk

Jan 25, 2019 | 5 minute read

These days, you hear all sorts of stories about stolen identities. If you haven’t been the victim of identity theft, chances are, you’ve heard of data breaches in the news, or you personally know...

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IRS Announces Increased Contribution Limits for 2019

Jan 23, 2019 | 4 minute read

The IRS has recently announced that you can contribute more to your retirement savings accounts in 2019.

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Regulation D and Why it Matters

Dec 17, 2018 | 3 minute read

“This transaction cannot be processed.” It’s the dreaded phrase you read from your banking app or online banking, but you don’t understand the reasoning, or what it is exactly. This regulation was...

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A Minimalistic Approach to the Holidays

Dec 10, 2018 | 3 minute read

The holiday season is widely recognized as a time for over-consuming, over-spending, and spoiling loved ones. All the latest tech gadgets and trends are hard to resist. Inevitably, you buy those...

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The Allpoint Partnership Means More Money in Your Pocket

Nov 26, 2018 | 2 minute read

You’re at your child’s bake sale to benefit her travel soccer team, but they only accept cash. You’re getting out of your taxi and need cash to tip your driver. You’re at a local flea market, but...

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4 Reasons to Avoid a Store Credit Card this Season

Nov 13, 2018 | 2 minute read

When shopping for the holidays, the checkout counter is not the best place to make a quick decision about your credit. Before you impulsively open a credit card at your favorite store, read the...

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What to Buy (and Skip) on Black Friday 2018

Nov 6, 2018 | 5 minute read

With huge sales at nearly every retailer, Black Friday — the day after Thanksgiving — has long been touted as one of the best times of the year for buying just about anything.

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6 Places to Shop on Black Friday — Big-Boxes and Beyond

Nov 1, 2018 | 4 minute read

Black Friday competition seems to get fiercer each year. Practically every retailer has an enticing sale, which can make choosing where to shop difficult.

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