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Family Resolutions You Should Make for a New Year

We’re back with another round of financial resolutions for 2016. If you missed our blog last week, take a few minutes to review resolutions for students. Be sure to follow along through the month of December as we provide helpful hints for the … [Read more...]

2016 Resolutions for College Students

For the month of December, we would like to provide financial resolutions for 2016. Follow along as we provide helpful hints for the upcoming year, focusing on all your loved ones. As a college student, money can be extremely tight, especially with … [Read more...]

Top 3 Websites for Black Friday Sneak Peeks

Have you been following our series of Friday posts about saving for the holidays and being a savvy shopper with your money?  Today we're keeping our post short and sweet because we know many of your have a lot of planning and list making to … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Anyone Late to the Retirement-Planning Game

“Over-the-hill” surprise birthday parties can be fun. But one shock you don't want in your 50s is the realization that you've completely overlooked retirement or are significantly behind where you need to be. Late retirement planning is better … [Read more...]

Tips for 2015 Holiday Online Shopping

It’s another Friday and time for some words of wisdom to ensure you don’t break the bank this holiday season when shopping for everyone on your list. If you missed last week’s blog, on the benefits of automatic savings accounts for year-round saving, … [Read more...]

Avoiding Family Drama When Managing Your Parents’ Money

As the holidays approach, you may be spending more time visiting with your family members in their homes, and you may notice a few things that make you feel uneasy.  A large pile of unopened mail; their wallet, credit card or cash laying haphazardly … [Read more...]

Saving for the Holidays: 3 Benefits of Automatic Savings Accounts

With Black Friday and the kick-off to the holiday spending season just three weeks away, we are dedicating every Friday in November to providing tips that will help you save and spend wisely! This week we're discussing the benefits of automatic … [Read more...]

Children are Victims of Identity Theft Too

We've discussed the issue of identity theft on our blog previously, but today we're looking at victims of identity theft that you may not realize are a threat, your children. In one of the largest reports on child ID theft, Carnegie Mellon's Cylab … [Read more...]

5 Questions to Ask When Applying For a Loan

Applying for a loan, no matter what kind, can be a daunting process. A great way to ease your stress is to formulate a list of questions before beginning the process. Doing a little research can go a long way and will help you be prepared for what … [Read more...]

5 Pieces of Advice for Second-Time Home Buyers

We give first-time home buyers a lot of attention and hand-holding, mostly because the whole process in unchartered territory to them. It's often assumed that second- or third-time home buyers don't need as much guidance since they've been through it … [Read more...]

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