Cyber Tips: Shopping Safely Online

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November, 2017 | Volume 12, Issue 11 As Cyber Monday and the season for online shopping quickly approaches, it’s worth taking a few moments to ensure you’re not giving the gift of your personal or financial information to online criminals! Identity theft, scams, frauds, and malware infections are serious problems that target shoppers during the […]

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Tips for Young Adults: How to Get a Good Deal on Auto Loans

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As a young adult, purchasing a vehicle is exciting. Unfortunately, the car-buying process is one that is filled with a high level of uncertainty. Auto Loans are confusing. Being a first-time buyer is a challenging process; however, if equipped with the proper knowledge, tools, and resources, it can be an easy and highly rewarding process. […]

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Refinancing Extends Past Mortgages

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It is a known fact that it is possible to refinance a mortgage; however, many have no idea that it is actually possible to refinance other types of loans – such as automobile loans, credit cards, personal loans, and even student loans. Refinancing is a simple process that occurs numerous benefits. Simply put, the process […]

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Simple Strategies for Rebounding from a Bad Credit History

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If you are grappling with a troublesome history of loan repayment issues, debt payment challenges, and/or other credit complications, improving your credit rating may appear to be  nearly impossible. Having a bad credit history could result in being denied credit, paying higher expenses to obtain credit, and may detrimentally impact your reputation and other components […]

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Banking Tips for Small Business

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Small businesses are considered to be a highly crucial component to the economy. Additionally, they are exceptionally important to the entrepreneurs that invest their time and money into starting, operating, and growing them.   If you own a business, it is imperative to understand how to handle the monetary aspects of your business. You will […]

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Tips for Understanding Deposit Insurance

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As with any other type of insurance, it’s important to understand the purpose and protection of deposit insurance. Even children are admonished to only put their money in accounts protected by FDIC, but what exactly does that mean? As complicated as it might sound, it is quite simple to understand when it is broken down […]

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Cyber Tips: Safe Social Media

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September, 2017 | Volume 12, Issue 9 The number of scams and malware taking advantage of social media users and platforms is on the rise. Social media scams are easy to create and can target thousands of people at once due to how users interact with pages, posts, and contacts. Once your account is compromised, […]

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Savings Accounts for Teens: Grow a Sound Future One Deposit at a Time

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Three words instigate the ability for teenagers to create their own successful future. Perhaps your imagination is producing words like responsibility, education and employment. Those are certainly good objectives, but the words that increase additional funds at little or no cost are deposits, interest and compounding. Deposits Depending on your age, you may have an […]

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