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The CARES Act and Your Retirement Savings

Thanks to the recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into legislation, you’re able to access up to $100,000 of your retirement savings without having the usual 10% penalty fee for early withdrawal. This is as long as you put the money back into your retirement account within three years. The CARES

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9 Creative Ways to Cut Costs During the Coronavirus

Layoffs and cutbacks due to COVID-19 have left many people unable to pay monthly bills. If reducing your grocery bills and other monthly expenses still finds you coming up short, we have a few creative tips to help you cut your monthly costs. Utility Bills Many utility companies are willing to work with their customers

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Money Lessons for Homebound Kids

If you’re stuck at home with your kids during the coronavirus outbreak, you’re probably grasping at ways to keep your young ones busy. We always think financial education should be a top priority no matter how old you are, but now may be the perfect time to teach your kids a thing or two about

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Coronavirus and Your Money

Staying healthy isn’t the only concern these days. The coronavirus is also affecting our wallets. We want our members healthy and to keep your financial stresses at a minimum, so here are a few tips to help. Keep Your Savings Safe – Some people panic during stressful times and want to withdraw all their savings.

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Making Saving Painless

Do you find yourself making excuses on why you can’t save money? Hopefully, our tips will make it easier to save and harder to keep coming up with excuses on why you can’t. Make it Automatic Do you have direct deposit from your employer? Chances are you can designate more than one account for your

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Financial Goals for Each Decade of Your Life

A person’s financial goals grow and change with the individual. Your goals in your 20s aren’t usually the same as when you’re 50. We wanted to give you an overview of what some of your financial goals should be, decade by decade. Your 20s Set Up Good Habits Now is the time to put your

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Surviving the Holidays on a Budget

Shoppers are expected to spend around $731 billion on the holidays this year, with the average person projected to spend at least $885. It may sound like a lot, but it’s easy to go over your budget at the holidays. We’ve got some useful tips to help you rein in your expenses this season. Make

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Saving Doesn’t Need to Be Scary

Saving money. It’s something we all mean to do, but never seem to get around to. For some, it’s the inconvenience of moving money around in their accounts. To others, it’s the panic that if they save a percentage of their income, they won’t have enough money to live off of. The good news is

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Twelve Easy Ways to Save Money

In honor of National Savings Day on October 12, we thought we’d give you some realistic ways to save money. If you’re like most, you have the best intentions when it comes to saving, but have a hard time following through. That’s why we have twelve easy ways to save: Credit Cards Pay your cards

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Recent College Grad? Here are 10 Money Saving Tips

You’ve graduated – congratulations! Now what? Getting your degree has been your goal for so long, you probably didn’t think much about what happens after you get your diploma. Yep, it’s time to be a grown-up, this includes all of the financial responsibilities that come with it.  Here are ten tips to help you navigate

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