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  • Saving: A Goal-Oriented Savings Plan

    Published Tuesday, September 6, 2016

    Now is the time to review the savings goals you planned back in January 2016, before the new year arrives. Did you plan realistic goals and do they still make sense 9-months later? Can you list them and prioritize? If you needed to identify 1, 2, or 3 goals -- which would be the ones that if you achieved, would give you a sense of "yahoo" satisfaction. It more»
  • Piggy Banks: Fun Teaching Tool

    Published Sunday, November 1, 2015

    Piggy banks are not just a toy in which kids deposit their money. They are a valuable tool for teaching numerous life-long concepts about money management. Beginning at the age of 4, children can learn basic financial concepts to lay the foundation for making good financial decisions for their future. Piggy Banks can be used in the home to help teach more»
  • Health Savings Accounts

    Published Monday, June 1, 2015

    With all of the recent changes to healthcare coverage and insurance plans over the past couple of years, most people have been affected by the new rules and regulations in one way or another. For many, increased monthly premiums and co-pay amounts or high annual deductibles are the result of these new healthcare guidelines. While there certainly are more»
  • Saving Smart. Starting Early.

    Published Monday, January 5, 2015

    For most young adults between the ages of 20 and 35, saving for retirement is not a priority. In fact, one particular study found that 55 percent of Generation Y individuals (those born between 1980 and 2000) have not even started a retirement savings plan yet. Even more said they simply haven’t given it any thought. Whether it’s because of low more»
  • Get Serious About Saving with a Goal-oriented Savings Account

    Published Friday, September 5, 2014

    Do you remember those New Year’s resolutions you made at the beginning of the year? How many have you kept? If you’re like most people, if you didn’t abandon them after the first week, you most likely did sometime within the first half of the year. Research has proven over and over that New Year’s resolutions don’t work but, more»
  • Better Ways to Save Money

    Published Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    Have you been stuffing money in your piggy bank or hiding it under your mattress? Before you squirrel away another cent, you need to know there’s a better, smarter and more secure way to save (and grow) your money. With several types of accounts from which to choose, you simply need to compare each of them and understand which ones are best suited more»
  • An Insider's Perspective on Prepaid Debit

    Published Wednesday, September 25, 2013

    My name is Tim Greene, and I want to let you in on a secret: I spend too much money. I use plastic to pay for everything so I never see any actual cash. Sometimes I kid myself into thinking that everything is free. In the past when I’d overspend, my overdraft protection would kick in so it was no big deal. I knew I had to get this bad habit under more»
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