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Mom’s best tips for spending, saving, and living your best life

Wed, 04 May 2022 | Reading Time: 4 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Home & Family

We asked our employees to share the best financial advice their mothers ever gave them.

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How to stick to a budget while going green

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Saving Tips

While it can be costly to be environmentally-focused, some sustainable switches can also help you save money.

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Federal tax deadlines you should know

Mon, 14 Mar 2022 | Reading Time: 4 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Estate Planning

Knowing key Internal Revenue Service (IRS) dates will help you avoid any penalties so you’ll get your refund faster.

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Spring cleaning your finances

Mon, 28 Feb 2022 | Reading Time: 4 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Saving Tips

Spring isn’t just a great time to clean up your house and get it in order, it’s also a great time to revamp your finances. With these few steps, you can renew and review your finances.

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Inflation and your grocery budget

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Health & Wellness

If you’re trying to eat healthier without breaking your budget, consider the following tips.

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Making your resolutions stick

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 | Reading Time: 4 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Saving Tips Health & Wellness

Most Americans make some sort of New Year’s resolution. But for many, those goals don’t make it through January. If this is your year to make your resolutions stick, consider these tips.

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How to prepare your finances for the end of 2021

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 | Reading Time: 4 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Home & Family Saving Tips

From making sure you hit financial deadlines to reviewing your portfolio, there are many items to include on your year-end checklist. Here are a few things you might want to add to your list for review.

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Ways to help avoid common financial mistakes after your graduate

Mon, 10 May 2021 | Reading Time: 5 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Home & Family

You’ve graduated from college and you’re striking out on your own. Making that transition can be challenging and overwhelming, especially when you’re learning how to handle your finances. To stay money smart after college, help avoid pitfalls by using these tips.

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Tips for raising financially smart kids

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 | Reading Time: 4 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Home & Family Saving Tips

As early as age three, you can start teaching your children how to be financially smart and form good habits. Here are some tips.

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A young woman works through her emergency fund on paper and a tablet

What to do when your emergency fund is gone

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 | Reading Time: 6 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Home & Family

So, you made the smart choice to build an emergency fund years ago to ensure you could weather an unexpected financial crisis. But then something unexpected happened and your funds were depleted. What do you do now? We have some suggestions to help you rebuild.

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How to celebrate Valentine’s Day at home on a budget

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 | Reading Time: 4 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Home & Family

You can create a romantic day at home without breaking your budget and stay safe during the pandemic. Here are some tips to make your stay-at-home Valentine’s Day one to remember.

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Smart money moves to make in retirement

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 | Reading Time: 5 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Planning for Retirement

It’s important to stay savvy with your finances to ensure you don't outlive your money. The way you handle your finances in retirement is just as important as it was before you left the workforce. Here are some tips on how to navigate your money in retirement.

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Stabilize your finances in uncertain times

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 | Reading Time: 6 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Saving Tips

If you’re looking to plant your feet on solid financial ground in these unpredictable times, here are seven suggestions to help you navigate your money.

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7 money tips for couples

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 | Reading Time: 6 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Home & Family

Here are a few ways that you and your loved one can work together to improve your relationship with money and with each other.

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Money questions to ask your partner before you get married

Mon, 18 Jan 2021 | Reading Time: 5 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Home & Family

To get on the same page with your partner about money, here are eight financial questions you should ask each other before you tie the knot.

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How to stick to your 2021 financial resolutions

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 | Reading Time: 4 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Health & Wellness

Following through with your New Year resolutions can be a lot harder than making them. If you're looking to stick to your goals in 2021, here are six ways to help you stay focused.

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Finish 2020 strong with these six financial steps

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 | Reading Time: 6 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Saving Tips

With 2021 on the horizon, the holiday season is a great time to strengthen your finances for the New Year. Here are six tips that can help ensure a strong, fresh start for January.

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Holiday gifts that can help teach financial fitness

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 | Reading Time: 6 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Home & Family

Teaching your kids about money is a valuable lesson to impart year-round, but the holiday season offers a great place to start. Gifts that show children how to handle finances can be a great way to get them interested.

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Tips to help you stay financially stable during the COVID-19 crisis

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 | Reading Time: 5 minutes
Annuities Budgeting & Debt Management

The uncertainty of the current pandemic could impact your life and your financial security. In order to keep your finances in order, it’s important to have a focused plan. Here are seven strategies to help you manage your finances effectively in the crisis.

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Financial planning tips for single parents

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 | Reading Time: 5 minutes
Budgeting & Debt Management Saving Tips

Handling finances as a single parent can be a challenge. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you’re on your own. Here are seven financial tips to help you get a handle on your money and help you build financial security.

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