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Creating a Financial Stategy for the Holiday Season

Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2017

A study published by Healthline in 2015 showed 53% of millennials considered money to be the leading cause of stress during the holidays. Last year, another study found that 45% of…

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5 Ways to Make Your Next Vacation Happen

Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2016

by Mason Kirchubel, Service Representative Who doesn’t like a vacation? Who doesn’t need a vacation? You get to where you’re going and time seems to stop, right? Not…

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7 Ways to Save $1,000 By the End of the Year (Starting in September)

Posted on Monday, August 29, 2016

It's hard to believe, but we're nearing September already! That means the holidays are just around the corner, and a brand new year, too. Want to kick 2017 off on the right foot…

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Watch-it-Wednesday: Check Out Our Financial Literacy Video Library!

Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2016

We know that you don't always have time to research and read lengthy articles about basic personal finance. That's why we've condensed a few very important financial topics down…

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Money Talk: 10 Great Quotes About Personal Finance

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2016

Have you ever heard a piece of financial advice that's stuck with you, or that you've actually put into practice? Here are ten of our favorite quotes about money management!…

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Personal Finance 101: Budgeting Basics

Posted on Thursday, February 4, 2016

A detailed budget can help us achieve our financial goals and develop a plan on how to get there. 3Rivers Lending Administrator, Chris Mulkey, further explains the six basic…

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Tips + Tricks to Help You Save Hundreds of Dollars This Holiday Season

Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Thanksgiving is next week. Next week. From there, it's complete chaos. The holiday rush. The songs, the shopping, the sweets... the stress. And to top it all off, Americans…

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Watch-it-Wednesday: Building a Budget

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Budgeting is one of the most crucial elements of personal finance, yet only 1 in 3 Americans actually budget their money. Scary, huh? If you're having trouble taking the plunge and…

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Money Talk: 7 Times You’ll Be Glad You Saved

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2015

This article originally appeared on DailyWorth, authored by Koa Beck. Have You Saved Enough? While everyone — at least in this corner of the Internet — knows they are supposed…

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Money Monday: Top 10 Mind Hacks to Help You Save More Money

Posted on Monday, September 28, 2015

This article originally appeared on Lifehacker, authored by Melanie Pinola. You already know the common strategies for saving money: Automatically set aside a portion of your paycheck,…

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