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How to Save $1,000 Before the Holidays

Aug 17, 2018 | 2 minute read

With school already starting, believe it or not, Thanksgiving is three months out and the holiday shopping season isn’t far behind. If you’re hoping to take advantage of Black Friday deals, it's...

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Investment Planning: The Basics

Jul 31, 2018 | 5 minute read

Why do so many people never obtain the financial independence that they desire? Often it's because they just don't take that first step — getting started. Besides procrastination, other excuses...

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How Student Loans Impact Your Credit

Jul 5, 2018 | 5 minute read

If you've finished college within the last few years, chances are, you're paying off your student loans. What happens with your student loans now that they've entered repayment status will have a...

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Getting Started: Establishing a Financial Safety Net

Jun 25, 2018 | 3 minute read

In times of crisis, you don't want to be shaking pennies out of a piggy bank. Having a financial safety net in place can ensure that you're protected when a financial emergency arises. One way to...

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Best Ways to Save On Your Vacation this Summer

Jun 6, 2018 | 3 minute read

It’s no secret planning the summer vacation you’ve been dreaming about can become costly. When you start factoring in travel, lodging, dining, and activities, the expenses can add up quickly. Here...

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Six Keys to More Successful Investing

May 21, 2018 | 6 minute read

A successful investor maximizes gain and minimizes loss. Though there can be no guarantee that any investment strategy will be successful and all investing involves risk, including the possible...

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5 Simple Steps to Creating Your Budget

Apr 2, 2018 | 3 minute read

A budget plays a crucial role in reaching your financial goals. A 2015 Bankrate study surveyed 1,001 Americans and found while many have a budget, less than 40% of respondents have cash to handle...

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How to Set and Reach Your Savings Goals

Mar 14, 2018 | 3 minute read

While wanting to save more money has likely crossed your mind, identifying specific savings goals will help you reach them, faster. Whether you’re saving towards one or working towards multiple...

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This Money Habit Makes All the Difference

Mar 13, 2018 | 4 minute read

Planning ahead is hard when you’re broke. But planning ahead may be the best way to stop being broke and start building a solid financial future.

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Should I Open a Jumbo Share Certificate?

Feb 22, 2018 | 2 minute read

Share certificates are among the safest and most reliable ways to earn dividends on your savings. A low-risk option, you can choose from a variety of terms and earn a predetermined fixed rate...

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