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The Who, What, When, Where, and Wear of how to save when planning your wedding

With the holidays behind us, we’re at the tail end of engagement season (commonly considered the time from Thanksgiving to Valentine’s Day). With nearly 40% of proposals occurring during this time of the year, there’s a good chance that you … Continue reading

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Financial Tips for Traveling Abroad

Although the globe may seem more intimate since the Internet has brought many of us closer, there are differences in banking processes, ways to access money, and ways to make purchases in some foreign countries that can complicate your travels. … Continue reading

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Money Management Starts With Your First Job

If you’ve just finished college and you’re starting your first job, you may be considering additional steps toward establishing your independence. For example, you might be thinking of renting an apartment or buying a car. But before you make decisions … Continue reading

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Plan To Save in 2014

As people all over the country begin making (and, in some cases, breaking) their New Year Resolutions, many consider including financial goals and commitments. As the axiom reminds us, a failing to plan is a plan to fail. If you’re … Continue reading

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Is Your Wallet Ready for Holiday Shopping?

Thanksgiving is now only eight days away, which means the three busiest shopping days of the year – Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday – are just around the corner. Have you started planning for your holiday shopping … Continue reading

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Saving For Holiday Spending Already?

Not many people want to be the first house on the block to put up their holiday decorations, and even fewer want to be the last house to take them down after the beginning of the new year. Having an … Continue reading

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Savings Week: Save Money While Seasons Change

As the weather changes into Autumn, the sun isn’t out as long and jackets start coming out. While leaves are falling, there are some great opportunities to save. Here are five ways you can save money while the seasons change.

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Savings Week: Why Should You Save? (Infographic)

Why is saving important? A number of studies have recently indicated that Americans aren’t saving enough. Here are a few statistics that paint an interesting picture of the state of savings in the country.

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Savings Week: Where Does Your Money Go? (Infographic)

Have you ever looked at your account balance(s) at the end of the month and wondered where all the money went? A recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics paints an interesting picture of where our money is going … Continue reading

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Savings Week Resources

During October, the blog is going to present financial education material that will hopefully answer some of your questions. A couple weeks ago we discussed some concepts surrounding the idea of credit. And last week we talked about identity theft. Now, … Continue reading

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