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The Best Way To Make Loan Repayment Faster

Do you know how much debt you owe? If your debt is similar to the average U.S. household, your totals might look something like this: Mortgage: $172,806 Student loan: $49,042 Auto loan: $28,535 It makes sense that you would want to put … [Read more...]

Tax Preparation: What Tax Forms Do I Need?

UPDATE:  This article has been updated to share examples of these necessary tax forms. We’re getting closer to nobody’s favorite season of the year…tax season.  And even if you’re fortunate to earn yourself a refund this year, there’s a lot of work … [Read more...]

How To Use The Extra Money From Your Raise

Is “Ask for a raise” still on your list of resolutions for the new year? Whether you’re going to see a bump in your paycheck due to a cost of living pay increase, a promotion within your company, or a new job, here’s some advice on what you should … [Read more...]

Lottery Tickets as Holiday Gifts? 3 Ways to Invest Your Winnings

Were you the recipient of any lottery tickets this holiday season? It’s very likely that were! Over the years, scratch-off or instant win lottery tickets have become popular stocking stuffers and last-minute holiday gifts for family and friends. In … [Read more...]

5 Pieces of Small Business Financial Advice Straight From a Pro

We asked Nichole Kambesis, owner of MaidPro Lancaster and former client of SCORE Lancaster, to share her top five pieces of small business financial advice. Nichole’s house cleaning company has been in business since 2011.  She started her MaidPro … [Read more...]

Fall Is Here and It’s the Best Time to Buy a Car

When it comes to making really big purchases, you want to get the biggest bang for your buck. Aside from doing research to find out which retailers or manufacturers have the best deals, you will also find it helpful to know that there are times of … [Read more...]

When Is The Best Time to Buy a New House? You Can’t Beat October!

Perennial advice to house hunters has always been, “There is no perfect time to buy a home.”  But actually crunching the numbers may tell a different story. After tracking more than 32 million single-family home and condo sales over the past 15 … [Read more...]

Achieving Financial Success Through the Years | Part Four: 50+ Finances and Retirement

The final part of our Achieving Financial Success Through the Years series shines the spotlight onto financial issues for the 50+ crowd. Currently, adults 51-69 are the second largest age group in the U.S - with just shy of 75 million people in 2015. … [Read more...]

Achieving Financial Success Over the Years | Part Three: Established Adult Finances

Welcome back to the third installment of our four-part series: Achieving Financial Success Over the Years. This week, we discuss people in their 30s to 40s, where establishing yourself becomes the norm. Your 20s were likely spent doing a little bit … [Read more...]

Achieving Financial Success Over the Years | Part Two: 20-Something Finances

Welcome back to week two of our four part series: Achieving Financial Success Over the Years! This week, we take a look at that “getting started” phase that begins after college. It’s at this point in life that you have student loan debt and a strong … [Read more...]

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Due to water damage, our Embassy Drive branch will be closed until further notice. Items placed in the night deposit box will be processed daily. Members can visit our other branches to conduct transactions. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to get the branch up and running as soon as possible.