Other posts in the Savings Category

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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5 Ways to Save for Summer Vacation

How many times have you vowed you were going to take a summer vacation only to not have the funds when the time comes? WWFCU thinks you deserve a vacation this summer, so we put together five tips to help you save for it: Budget TripThe first important step to take is to figure out

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Should You Touch Your 401(k)?

If you’ve taken saving for your future seriously, chances are you have a 401(k). In case you’re unfamiliar with the term, a 401(k) is a savings/investing plan from employers that gives you a tax break on any money you set aside for retirement. Good savers can accumulate a tidy sum in these types of accounts,

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Automate Savings to Build Good Habits

Automation helps any process or action run smoother and helps remove room for error—like forgetting or making an excuse to not do something or do it differently. And it’s no different for growing your saving account or investment portfolio. There are dozens of budgeting and financial management apps out there, but Acorns stands out in that it

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How to Balance a Checkbook

Balancing your checkbook is one of those crucial life skills. It will give you a clear sense of not only how much money is in your bank account, but where your money goes. It can also help prevent you from bouncing checks, stick to your budget, help you avoid fees, and detect errors from your

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