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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...]

Celebrate Leap Day with A No Spending Challenge

Look closely at your calendar and you’ll see that February looks a little different this year. In 2016 we celebrate Leap Year, an extra 24 hours as the Earth completes a full orbit of the sun. Will you recognize this extra day or will be it … [Read more...]

Cure Your Winter Blues with Travel Savings

After a blustery winter season, the desire to travel to warmer climates intensifies among many. But after those New Year resolutions to save money, how can this be achieved on a budget? It’s easier than you think. Follow these travel savings tips to … [Read more...]

Small Business Loans: Interview with Rachel’s Cafe & Creperie

We're beginning a Small Business Interview series on the LRRCU blog.  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 … [Read more...]

Tax Preparation: What Tax Forms Do I Need?

UPDATE:  We originally posted this article last year as a guide to help you get all your tax forms organized for the 2014 tax filing season.  Since then, new tax forms have been introduced, specifically forms meant to prove that tax payers are … [Read more...]

Q&A: 2016 Banking Trends and Updates

With every year comes new technology updates and ways to improve productivity. Oftentimes, updates tend to be in place for a while before the masses agree to jump on board. When it comes to online and mobile banking, there has been a steady increase … [Read more...]

Good Debt vs Bad Debt: When Debt Can Be Good for You

It's next to impossible to go through life without accruing some debt. If you're working hard to pay off that debt, it's important to understand the concept of good debt vs bad debt. Knowing the difference between the two will help you prioritize … [Read more...]

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