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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!

Creating Your Holiday Savings Plan

The holidays will be here before you know it! Prices continue to surge and waiting to prepare for holiday expenses until December can result in unplanned holiday debt payments with interest well into the new year. Avoid excess holiday debt by saving today with these steps to create your holiday savings plan!

5 Money Saving Back-to-School Shopping Tips

The start of a new school year is almost here! That means the back-to-school shopping season is in full swing. With inflation at record highs, many are worried about the impact prices will have on their back-to-school shopping budgets, as the average family is expected to spend an average of $864 on school supplies this year. No matter where you...

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.

Protect Yourself From Identity Theft with These Identity Theft Protection Tips

Unfortunately, there are currently many consumer scams targeting people to steal their personal information and identity. Hackers are getting smarter and more slick, and it is never easy to spot a consumer scam these days. However, there are identity protection actions you can take to try to keep yourself safe! Check out these helpful identity...

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