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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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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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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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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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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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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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Budgets 101: How to Make Your Spending Money Last in College

Sep 18, 2018 | 3 minute read

“Why am I running out of money?”

That’s the question students ask most when they visit the student money management center at University of North Georgia in Dahlonega, Georgia.

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How to Save $1,000 Before the Holidays

Aug 17, 2018 | 2 minute read

With school already starting, believe it or not, Thanksgiving is three months out and the holiday shopping season isn’t far behind. If you’re hoping to take advantage of Black Friday deals, it's...

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Investment Planning: The Basics

Jul 31, 2018 | 5 minute read

Why do so many people never obtain the financial independence that they desire? Often it's because they just don't take that first step — getting started. Besides procrastination, other excuses...

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