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August 2021

How to Create a Budget and Stick With It

August 2, 2021

Strategic budgeting and saving can help you take control of your future and feel confident in your everyday financial decisions. But even when people see the merit, many are left wondering how to make a budget or how to stick to a budget. To help you create a plan that works for your lifestyle, we’ve outlined some tips for creating a budget.

Why Young Adults Should Use Certificates of Deposit for Investing

August 2, 2021

As young adults in their 20s and 30s are finding their stride in their careers and earning enough money to save, making smart financial decisions now can give them greater control over their future. Many young adults are unsure how to begin investing and growing their savings. A certificate of deposit is a smart and relatively safe way to begin.

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Everything a Brand-New College Student Needs to Know About Banking and Finances

August 3, 2021

Going to college is an exciting time. For many young adults, it’s their first taste of independence, and with that comes an opportunity to build a foundation for their financial future. To help them start strong, we’ve outlined information on the best bank accounts for students and financial tips for college students.

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Just Got Engaged? Here's How Your Local Bank Can Help You Afford Your Wedding

August 3, 2021

Wedding costs can vary depending on the location and the type of the wedding you plan, and more and more, couples are paying for a significant portion of their wedding, if not the whole event. Even if you try to be frugal, a wedding is often a big expense. The right banking partner can help you come up with ideas for how to save for a wedding.

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How to Save for Your Child's College Costs

August 6, 2021

Parents and guardians want the best for their children, and in today’s world, the best often means some sort of higher education. While the cost of higher education can drastically vary, based on whether the child earns scholarships, goes for a two-year or a four-year degree, studies in their home state or elsewhere, or pursues postgraduate degrees, education can be a big investment. Many parents are left wondering how to save for a child’s education. One fail-safe suggestion for saving for college is to start early. How you choose to save is up to you.

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