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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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Save on Medical Expenses with a Health Savings Account (HSA)

Feb 20, 2018 | 2 minute read

A Health Savings Account (HSA) is like a personal savings account you can use on qualified health care expenses for you and your family. Take a moment to review what an HSA is, the eligibility...

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Deciding When to Retire: When Timing Becomes Critical

Feb 16, 2018 | 5 minute read

Deciding when to retire may not be one decision but a series of decisions and calculations. For example, you'll need to estimate not only your anticipated expenses, but also what sources of...

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How Are You Doing Financially? Take This Quick Quiz

Feb 8, 2018 | 2 minute read

Would buying a nice gift for a wedding or birthday strain your finances for the month? How about an unexpected expense, like a car repair — could you handle it easily, with some difficulty, or not...

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What is a Balance Transfer?

Feb 6, 2018 | 3 minute read

You may have received a balance transfer offer from your credit card company and wondered if that’s the right solution for you. As a credit cardholder, it’s important to understand what a balance...

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Are You Financially Fit?

Feb 1, 2018 | 3 minute read

Consider your financial fitness as you would your physical fitness. It takes work and isn’t a one-and-done situation. Like traditional fitness, it requires consistency and hard work.

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