Feb 282018

Credit Card Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on February 28, 2018 Uncategorized

  Whether you’re a first-time credit card owner or you’ve got a credit score in the 800s, odds are you’ve made a mistake at one point or another when it comes to using your credit card. The mistakes we’re about to outline are all too common, yet they can really wreak havoc on your credit rating, and can lead to additional fees and higher interest rates.   These are a few of the biggest mistakes consumers make when it comes to your credit cards, and here are our suggestions on how to avoid them.   Making late payments. Paying your

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Feb 212018

Getting Started With Retirement Savings

Posted on February 21, 2018 Uncategorized

  It can be easy to have an idealistic and positive view on your retirement. Whether you envision yourself laying on the beach on a permanent vacation, or you just want to enjoy your golden years with your loved ones, the notion of retiring and not having to work again is idyllic and exciting. However, retirement preparation is essential for everyone, and it allows you to plan for a number of variables.   With that in mind, here are a few of our tips on starting your plan for retirement, and why each one is important:   Figure out what

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Feb 132018

How to Start Saving

Posted on February 13, 2018 Uncategorized

  Saving money can seem like a huge feat, but in actuality, it’s really easy to get started. Whether you want to save for something big like a new car, or something small like concert tickets, it’s never been easier to get the ball rolling with a new savings account.   With banking technology improving every day, we’ve come up with a number of tips on how to start saving money in a stress-free way. Here are a few of our favorites:   Open a savings account. This is a sort of “thank you, Captain Obvious” answer, but it’s the

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Feb 072018

Valentine’s Day – Saving Money on Your Date Night

Posted on February 07, 2018 Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog, Group A, Group A, Group A, Group A

  Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and for those who enjoy celebrating the most romantic day of the year, they know that there’s no dearth of ways to show love for your partner, your family or your friends. However, this holiday has been known to be costly, as flowers, chocolates, a nice bottle of wine and a night out can really add up. According to Bankrate’s 2017 Be My Valentine Index, Valentine’s Day in the United States amounted to $580.98 per couple.   However, you can shower your loved ones with affection without breaking the bank. While it can be

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