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Retirement: How Much Do You Need to Save?

  • June 26th, 2019

Do you know how much you can expect from Social Security in retirement—or from any pension plan you have? Do you know how much you need to save to make up the shortfall in your desired retirement income? Gather information…

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Understand Your Summer Paycheck

  • June 12th, 2019

Ever wonder what happens to the money in your paychecks from your summer job? You'll soon find out that you're not the only one who has claims on what you earn! Example: You work 25 hours over a two-week pay…

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Financial Tips for New Parents

  • May 29th, 2019

Are you starting a family or maybe just thinking about it? As a new parent, you want to make sure you can provide your child/ren with a safe, secure home. In addition to getting baby gates and corner bumpers, it’s…

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Tidying Up Your Finances

  • May 15th, 2019

You’ve probably seen or at least heard about the show “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” which aims to help people clear the clutter from their homes. Marie asks participants to assess each item and determine whether it “sparks joy” for…

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Financial Advice for New College Graduates

  • May 1st, 2019

You did it! You finally got your degree! You’re probably going to start handling all your own finances too (if you haven’t already started). Here is some financial advice to help you get a good start. Student Loan Repayment In…

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College Expenses To Budget For

  • April 17th, 2019

Planning for college? Getting a college degree is a great investment, but it does come at a significant cost. In addition to tuition, there are a few other expenses you’ll have to plan for. While it may seem daunting, don’t…

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Saving for Summer Fun!

  • April 3rd, 2019

Are you looking forward to the summer? Maybe planning a vacation, but not sure how you’ll afford it? Here are a few ways to help you save and earn extra money so you can enjoy some summer fun. Automatic Transfer…

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Science Behind Saving

  • March 20th, 2019

Saving your money isn’t always easy, especially when you don’t have a lot to spare. After paying all your usual expenses, there may be very little “fun” money at the end of the month. When we do find ourselves with…

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The Best Things to Buy in March

  • March 6th, 2019

If you’re looking for deals this month, here is a list of the items that typically go on sale during the month of March: Jewelry and Perfume -- Now that Valentine’s Day is behind us, demand for these items are slowing…

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6 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

  • February 11th, 2019

If you’re expecting a tax refund this year, now is a best time to start planning how you’ll use that extra money. The best uses are to pare down debt and bulk up your savings. For instance, you can: 1.…

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