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5 Important 401(k) Terms You Should Know

Oct 12, 2021 | 3 minute read

Learning is a science. Before your brain can really comprehend a concept, it first needs a solid foundation. Understanding 401(k)s is no different! Building your vocabulary will help you fully...

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Get in the End Zone: Smart Money Tips for Couples

Sep 20, 2021 | 4 minute read

You and your partner are a team – and that’s how you should approach money matters! The right plays will help you score a touchdown, together. From securing an industry-leading checking account to...

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Break the Cycle: How to Save When There Isn’t Room in the Budget

Sep 10, 2021 | 5 minute read

66.1% of millennials in the Midwest report living paycheck to paycheck.1 If you fall into this group, you know that saving can sometimes feel like an unattainable luxury. How are you supposed to...

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Stay-at-Home Parent’s Guide to Building Credit

Sep 9, 2021 | 4 minute read

Being a stay-at-home parent comes with many perks, including more time to spend raising and shaping the little ones in your life. But it can also come with some unique challenges regarding credit....

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The Future Is Now: Why You Should Bank Digital

Sep 3, 2021 | 2 minute read

The COVID-19 pandemic fast-tracked a growing trend among Americans: digital banking solutions. Many switched to online banking or mobile apps to maintain account access at home. If you have yet to...

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Mid-Year Is a Good Time for a Financial Checkup

Sep 1, 2021 | 3 minute read

The first half of 2021 is behind us, and a mid-year financial checkup may be more important than ever this year. Here are some ways to make sure that your financial situation is continuing on the...

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How to Juggle Buying and Listing a Home for Sale at the Same Time

Aug 26, 2021 | 4 minute read

If you’re currently attempting to buy and sell a home at the same time, the weight of juggling two big transactions may be weighing on you. Luckily, there are some tips and tricks to help you...

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Why It’s Beneficial to Keep Your Accounts at One Credit Union

Aug 17, 2021 | 2 minute read

While it can be tempting to venture into new territory, new doesn’t always mean better. Housing all your accounts with one credit union can be advantageous so long as certain expectations are met...

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How to “Bounce Back” After a Bounced Check

Aug 10, 2021 | 2 minute read

Whether you gift checks to family members or you still use this payment method in your day-to-day life (hey, no judgment here! We appreciate the classics, too), you may have forgotten to confirm...

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Must-Have Saving Tips for Empty Nesters

Jul 27, 2021 | 3 minute read

The baby bird has flown the coop. Whether your child moved out to go to college or start a career, it may feel strange for you to make the transition to becoming an empty nester. Embrace the...

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