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Aug 232017

Chip and PIN Credit Cards – Three Reasons Why They’re Worth It

Posted on August 23, 2017 Blog, Group A

  As chip and PIN credit cards have grown to become a new normal in banking technology, a good amount of both buzz and misunderstanding about how they work has gone around. However, this is a positive upgrade for consumers when it comes to the safety and security of your money, and a step forward in enhancing fraud protection.   You’ve probably already seen them, as more and more cards have these chips and chip readers are growing more and more common in places where one spends money. Chip and PIN cards, also known as EMV cards, come with a

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Aug 142017

Finances and Back-to-School Season: Helpful Tips

Posted on August 14, 2017 Blog, Group A

  It feels like that back-to-school day comes earlier and earlier each year – most likely because in many places, it does. One minute you’re on a family vacation across the country, and the next, you’re stocking up on new clothes and backpacks. According to the National Retail Federation’s 2017 survey, parents will spend about $670 just getting one child ready to go back to school. So how can parents send their kids into the next grade and not just avoid breaking the bank, but saving money in the process? It’s possible. When it comes to anything from new backpacks

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