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4 Ways to Pay for Home Improvements this Spring

Whether it's a fresh coat of paint, an updated bathroom or kitchen, or a complete outdoor overhaul, the spring weather might be just the encouragement you need to roll up your sleeves and tackle a few home improvement projects. In 2013, homeowners … [Read more...]

Do You Know About the 2016 Tax Filing Extension?

Tomorrow is April 15.  Recognized as Tax Day, it marks the deadline for filing your tax return.  If you haven’t submitted your taxes yet, you’re probably feeling the pressure and scrambling to get it done in your last remaining day.  But don’t stress … [Read more...]

3 Fun Ways to Teach Children to Save During Youth Savings Month

Did you know that April is National Credit Union Youth Month? Each year, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) supports and encourages financial literacy in youth. This is a great time for credit unions to focus on children in communities … [Read more...]

Save For Your Children’s Future With These 4 Options

April is National Credit Union Youth Month, a time when we educate children on the importance of saving money and smart spending. Beginning these habits as early on in your child’s life as possible will help to shape their financial future. If your … [Read more...]

Don’t Be “April Fooled” By Tax Identity Theft and Scams

April Fools pranks aren’t the only thing you might be at risk for this month. After reviewing the IRS's Dirty Dozen list, we’re sharing the Top 5 ways you can be ‘fooled’ by tax identity theft and tax scams. With tax returns due in the next two … [Read more...]

A Guide to Borrowing Money Responsibly

Knowledge is Power Being a responsible borrower helps to keep your credit healthy and saves you a lot of hard-earned money in the long run. Before you sign on the dotted line, find out everything there is to know about the loan you are about to take … [Read more...]

Divorce and Money: 4 Financial Decisions to Help You Get Back On Track

All the intricacies of divorce can be confusing and a lot to handle at such a trying time. Ensure your financial success moving forward by making these four financial decisions. Seek Financial Counseling Before doing anything else, speak with a … [Read more...]

7 Tax Deductions You Might Not Know About

If you don’t take all the tax deductions you’ve earned, you might pay much more income tax than necessary. These deductions can help you reduce your tax burden and maybe even qualify for a refund this year. Gifts to Charity It’s common … [Read more...]

It’s Tax Season! Your Top 10 Embarrassing Tax Questions Answered

When it comes to something as official as your yearly taxes, there are a plethora of questions that come up before, during and after the process. It’s normal to think that your questions are silly, but in your defense, not everyone knows the ins and … [Read more...]

Small Business Financing: Interview with Thistle Finch

We’re continuing our Small Business Interview series.  We’ll be highlighting thriving Lancaster businesses owners, both new and established, asking them to share their small business stories, successes and advice on all areas of business … [Read more...]

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