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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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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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Identity Theft: What It Is and How to Reduce Your Risk

Jan 25, 2019 | 5 minute read

These days, you hear all sorts of stories about stolen identities. If you haven’t been the victim of identity theft, chances are, you’ve heard of data breaches in the news, or you personally know...

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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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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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Phishing and How to Recognize It

Jun 25, 2018 | 3 minute read

What is Phishing?

Phishing is a cyber attack used to obtain personal or financial information, including login credentials and credit card numbers. It occurs when an attacker, disguised as 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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ALERT: Chili’s Data Breach

May 17, 2018 | 2 minute read

The parent company of Chili’s Grill & Bar, Brinker International, Inc., announced on May 11th that up to 1,600 Chili’s restaurants may have been affected by a data breach. Due to a malware attack...

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5 Smart Money Habits To Practice

May 14, 2018 | 2 minute read

 

Conquering your financial goals isn’t a simple task, but creating, and sticking to, smarter spending habits will help both your money go further and you get closer to financial freedom.

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Tips for Dealing with a Bad Credit Report

Apr 10, 2018 | 3 minute read

Your credit score is important. In addition to affecting your eligibility for loans and the interest rate you’ll pay, employers, utility companies, and rental companies often run credit checks to...

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