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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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6 Reasons to Break Up with Your Checking Account

Mar 12, 2019 | 2 minute read

A successful relationship requires: trust, clear communication, and a meaningful connection. Your relationship with your bank should be no different. Why continue the relationship if all you do is...

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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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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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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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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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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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