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Tips for Sticking to Your Holiday Budget This Season

Staying on budget can be challenging, but it becomes even tougher during the holidays. Expenses tend to pile up this time of year, from shopping to parties and traveling. While initial planning and saving early on is helpful, there are other ways to manage holiday spending and stick to your budget during the season!

How First-Time Homebuyers Can Save for a Down Payment

Many first-time buyers put off buying their first home due to a struggle to come up with a down payment and closing costs. However, there are many ways to save up for these additional upfront costs with the right plan and assistance available. Here’s how first-time homebuyers can save up for their down payment and set up a meeting with their local...

A Guide to Summer Vacationing on a Budget

A summer vacation is a perfect opportunity to rest and restore after months of hard work and hustle. However, these days, your ideal summer destination could come with an inflated price tag. But don’t fret! There are plenty of ways to save money and have summer fun all at once. Check out this guide to summer vacationing on a budget and start...

Simple & Free Strategies to Avoid Account Overdrafts

If you make purchases or write checks that send your checking account into a negative balance, you can be charged an overdraft or insufficient funds fee by your financial institution — and not just once, but several times if you keep making purchases. This costly scenario can be avoided if you follow some of these simple and FREE strategies.

A Timeline For Setting Up Successful Personal Finances in 2022

Get your finances in order during 2022 by dedicating just a few hours each month for the first part of the year! Start the new year by setting your goals and working this timeline to end the year with a more organized financial life.

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