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8 Tips to Rebuild Your Finances When Things Get Tough

Feb 16, 2021 | 7 minute read

At some point in your life, you may experience a financial curveball thrown your way. Maybe it’s a job loss, unexpected medical bills, or even a natural disaster that caused serious damage to your...

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Is It Time for a New Credit Card?

Feb 9, 2021 | 7 minute read

Your first thought after opening your wallet this morning was, “I should get a new credit card just for fun,” right? Okay, probably not. But maybe if you can consolidate debt to lower your...

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5 Tips to Regain Your Retirement Savings Focus in 2021

Jan 20, 2021 | 4 minute read

In early 2020, 61% of U.S. workers surveyed said that retirement planning makes them feel stressed. Investor confidence was continually tested as the year wore on, and it's likely that this...

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Black Friday Shopping Could Look Very Different This Year

Oct 29, 2020 | 3 minute read

Doors bursting open at stores. Crowds spilling into the aisles. Elbows brushing up against others. Products flying off shelves. These are the hallmark images of Black Friday.

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Research Tips When Choosing a College

Oct 26, 2020 | 7 minute read

 
It seems like only yesterday you were bandaging scraped knees and waving at the school bus, and now it's time for your child to choose a college. You may think a hands-off approach is best...
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The ABC's of 529 Plans

Aug 18, 2020 | 8 minute read

 
529 plans are tax-advantaged education savings vehicles and one of the most popular ways to save for education today. Much like the way 401(k) plans revolutionized the world of retirement...
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6 Do's and Don'ts When Saving Money During a Crisis

Aug 4, 2020 | 3 minute read

Probably the last thing you want to think about during a crisis is working on healthy financial habits like saving money. But if you’re able to save, you can make your eventual recovery easier.

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Planning for Marriage: Financial Tips for Women

Jul 21, 2020 | 6 minute read

When planning for marriage, you'll want to take a look at how this will impact your financial situation. While there are a number of issues you'll need to think about, careful planning can...

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Pros and Cons of a Health Savings Account

Jul 9, 2020 | 5 minute read

A Health Savings Account (HSA) can be a great way to save for one of the most important things in life – you and your family’s health. This increasingly popular account allows you to set aside...

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