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Working Towards Your Savings Goals

At some point, everyone is in a position where they need to save up for something that at first seems a little daunting. Maybe it’s a new car, saving up for a down payment on a home or just putting away funds for a dream vacation. Whatever you’re saving up towards, the thought of reaching your savings goal is more attainable when you approach...

Benefits of Saving with a CD (Certificate of Deposit)

Certificates of Deposit can be an overlooked savings account option for some; however, they are offered by most financial institutions. In essence, a CD (Certificate of Deposit) is a federally insured savings deposit with a maturity date – an agreement between the institution and the customer where the bank pays an interest rate premium in...

Spring Cleaning For Your Finances

In the Northeast, spring is the long-awaited thawing out from the bitter cold of winter. And for many of us, it is the time of year we clean out our homes in preparation for summer and get rid of things we don’t need.

While cleaning out your home might be at the top of your spring cleaning list, spring cleaning for your spending and saving...

Creating a Realistic Budget: The Building Block of Sound Financial Planning

Countless studies have shown that people are significantly more likely to achieve goals and accomplish tasks when they take the time to consciously write them down. Information is easier to track when it’s written down and you are less likely to simply forget about things or put them off if you commit to them. This is why it is so important to...

Utilizing Different Accounts to Best Manage & Save Money

Although the well-known saying is “less is more,” that isn’t necessarily true when deciding if you want to open additional checking or savings accounts. Having multiple accounts can be extremely beneficial for helping you manage and save your money. If you are exploring the idea of opening an additional account to meet your financial goals, we...

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