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How Big Should Your Emergency Fund Be?
January 18, 2022
Having an emergency fund could save the day, but you may be questioning how much to save, when you should save more and how you should spend these funds. You're not alone in asking these questions! And we're here to help!
Why Good Credit Is Important
July 30, 2021
In a world that's moving away from cash and becoming more dependent on credit, you've likely heard financial institutions talk about the importance of credit scores. Whether it was in the context of using a credit score as part of your loan approval or how to improve a credit score, it's a topic that's often discussed in conjunction with borrowing money.
But what is a credit score? Why is it so important? And how do you find out what your credit score is?
Budget Check Up: Tax Time is the Right Time
February 1, 2021
Tax preparation may be the only time of year many households gather all their financial information in one place. That makes it a perfect time to take a critical look at how much money is coming in and where it’s all going. In other words, this is a great time to give the household budget a checkup.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
January 15, 2021
Bad things happen to the best of us, and sometimes it seems like they come in waves. That’s when an emergency cash fund can come in handy.
A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College
August 3, 2020
College marks a great milestone in a child’s life. Dropping off your child at college may be an experience loaded with emotions, so here are a few tips for a smoother transition.