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Understanding Diversification and Asset Allocation

Jun 25, 2019 | 5 minute read

When investing, particularly for long-term goals, there are two concepts you will likely hear about over and over again — diversification and asset allocation. So, what is diversification and...

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The Homebuying Process from Start to Finish

Jun 11, 2019 | 6 minute read

Buying a home is a big deal and it’s a major milestone for many. Understandably, it can feel overwhelming, stressful, and scary - but it doesn’t have to be! With some research and this...

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How to Recover from a Mid-Life Financial Crisis

Jun 4, 2019 | 3 minute read

A financial crisis can be scary at any age. Perhaps you’re behind on saving for retirement or have too much debt from unnecessary spending. Or maybe your finances took a direct hit from an...

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Digital Wallets: What They Are and How They Work

May 24, 2019 | 2 minute read

Just like it sounds, a Digital Wallet is an electronic form of a physical wallet, allowing you to add your credit and debit cards so you can make payments digitally. Digital Wallets are a...

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7 Features to Increase Your Online and Mobile Banking Security

May 10, 2019 | 3 minute read

With the ease and convenience of online banking and mobile apps, it's no wonder why so many view them as invaluable tools. You can manage your accounts, transfer funds, make payments to anyone,...

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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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Debunking Credit Union Myths

Apr 4, 2019 | 4 minute read

A credit union is a not-for-profit financial organization that exists to serve its members. In fact, years ago the common credit union tagline was "not for profit, not for charity, but for...

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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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