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5 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

Receiving a tax refund may feel like a hard-earned "reward" after seemingly endless work. While it may be tempting to splurge, be smart about how you spend it.…

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8 Questions to Ask Before Opening a Checking Account

In today’s high-tech world, a checking account remains a vital tool to help you manage your money. However, dedicating time to research checking accounts ahead of time is key to choosing the right account for you and your lifestyle.…

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Spring Bucket List for Families

As the weather starts to warm up and the daffodils bloom, it's time to shake off that winter frost and head outdoors.…

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Throw a Big Game Party on a Budget

Even if your favorite team did not make it through the playoffs, hosting a big game watch party is always a good time—no matter your budget.…

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How to Improve Your Credit Score

Improving your credit score over time is possible, but it requires you to work at it steadily.…

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5 New Money Habits to Create in 2022

Maybe you are up to your eyeballs in holiday debt or just looking to save more money in the new year. Creating new financial habits in 2022 will help you this year and beyond wherever you are.…

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Take Control of Your Holiday Debt

Some years, we go a little overboard during the holidays. Since most families put the holidays on hold in 2020, this year might be one in which we overspend.…

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Your End-of-Year Financial Checklist

Are you on track with your savings this year? Do you want to be better financially prepared for next year? We have a checklist to help you out.…

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Pro Tips for First-Time Holiday Hosts

If you have never hosted a holiday gathering before, it can seem daunting, but do not get stressed! With a few quick party hosting tips, you’ll look like a pro.…

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Create Your Home Winter Emergency Kit

Winter weather will be here before we know it. When it comes to creating a functional winter emergency kit for your home, it’s always wise to prepare for the worst and hope for the best.…

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