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16 Tips to Save Money Every Month

Apr 16, 2019 | 5 minute read

One of the biggest struggles many of us face is finding the balance of spending less so we can save more. A great way to do just that is by cutting costs on monthly expenses. By analyzing...

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10 Ways to Teach Kids of Any Age to Save Money

Apr 12, 2019 | 4 minute read

For many of us, we learned the importance of saving money the hard way through trial and error. Given the value financial skills and knowledge plays in navigating life successfully, it’s...

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9 Tips to Spring Clean Your Finances

Apr 9, 2019 | 3 minute read

Just like you may take extra time to clean your house each spring, it’s also important to: clean, organize, and refresh your finances so your financial well-being can flourish.

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IRA Money Market: Put Your Retirement Goals Within Reach

Mar 15, 2019 | 2 minute read

With all of life’s unexpected expenses, saving for retirement might not have always been at the forefront – at a younger age, there was more time to make riskier investments. As you reach your...

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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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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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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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3 Simple Things Anyone Can Do to Stay Out of Debt

Oct 3, 2018 | 3 minute read

With a swipe here and a swipe there, it can be easy to live your life on plastic and pile up debt. You’re not alone: U.S. households carried credit card balances that totaled $815 billion in debt...

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