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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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Estimating Your Retirement Income Needs

Oct 25, 2018 | 4 minute read

You know how important it is to plan for your retirement, but where do you begin? One of your first steps should be to estimate how much income you'll need to fund your retirement. That's not as...

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4 Tips to Reduce Halloween Costume Costs

Oct 16, 2018 | 2 minute read

Americans are expected to spend $9 billion on Halloween this year according to the 2018 National Retail Federation Halloween survey.1 The average American will spend around $86.79 this year...

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Purchase Rewards Just for Credit Cards? Not anymore!

Oct 11, 2018 | 2 minute read

If you are like most people, you probably associate Purchase Rewards with your credit card, but did you know you can earn purchase rewards when you use your GECU checking account’s debit card?...

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