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Smart Money Moves for April

April showers might bring May flowers, but more importantly, this time of year brings us … Financial Literacy Month! So in honor of the next four weeks being dedicated to all things money management, we’re bringing you the following savvy moves to help you get your financial house in order:

Getting Your Kids on the Track to Financial Independence

For many of today’s young adults, the weakest link lies in learning the basics. According to a 2014 survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Junior Achievement USA (2014 Teens and Personal Finance Survey), 40% of teens do not have a savings account, checking account, or debit or credit

June Financial Checklist

Create a summer bucket list – Sit down and make a list of all the things you want to do this summer. It’s a fun approach to making goals and having a deadline (the end of summer) to have them completed. Check out this organized list of awesome things to

May Financial Checklist

Patio weather is calling your name! If you’re energized by the excitement of summer and reading a good book on a deck, then whip your finances in shape and get outside this month: Call Your Mother! Mother’s day is on May 10—show her you appreciate her by entering our Mother’s

[INFOGRAPHIC] Shredding vs. Keeping Documents to Protect your Identity

As a service to the community, we host annual shred day events to help combat identity theft and raise awareness about this growing problem. By shredding outdated and expired documents, people can better protect themselves and prevent thieves from stealing personal information from mailboxes and rummaging through trash. With the

Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring cleaning! Time to flip your mattress, dust the ceiling fans, and organize your finances. If you’re unsure where to start, here are some helpful guidelines to getting your fiscal house in order: Create a Basic Filing System Organize your important documents into easy to find folders. Sort your papers

Look Before You Leap: Types of Debt You Can Consolidate

If you’ve been accumulating a bunch of loans with high interest rates and huge monthly payments, you may be considering consolidating your debts into a single, lower interest rate loan. This takes some of the burden off being able to afford your bills by lowering your monthly payments. >> Read