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We are always on the go and connected with work, family and friends, so finding the time to pause and reflect and review the important things, such as our finances, is often challenging.

Well, we’re here to help. Our Tip of the Week is designed to help you with money matters by providing you quick and valuable tips to assist you in realizing your financial goals. Whether your goals include paying off student loan debt, building credit, purchasing a new home, or meeting your retirement income needs, the tips are intended to help you achieve those.  

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Tip Fifty-Nine
Jun 12, 2012
One easy way to start understanding your finances is to track your spending. Using a personal finance application, you can see where your money is going automatically from linking the application to your credit cards and accounts.
Tip Fifty-Eight
Jun 05, 2012
Summer poses the perfect time to bring the "night life" right into your back yard. Save on cover fees at the bar, not to mention all of the food and beverage costs, by inviting friends to your back yard for a change of pace.
Tip Fifty-Seven
May 29, 2012
As temperatures rise nationwide, AC units will begin to roar, keeping homes at a crisp temperature no matter what the outdoors are offering. Running your air conditioner can be costly in your home and vehicle. Keep costs down by making minor adjustments to stay cool.
Tip Fifty-Six
May 22, 2012
Bringing the family to the theater is more expensive than ever, so plan ahead and check for discounts.
Tip Fifty-Five
May 15, 2012
Many of us can't function without our morning Cup O' Joe, but consuming high doses of caffeine has risks. Consider switching to tea after your first cup of coffee in the morning; green tea is full of antioxidants and has much less caffeine than coffee.
Tip Fifty-Four
May 08, 2012
When the mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack cravings creep up on you, be prepared with a handy drawer full of healthy snacks.
Tip Fifty-Three
May 01, 2012
The weather is starting to warm up and your house could use a good scrub. Instead of using harsh chemicals to clean your home, consider a more eco-friendly alternative.
Tip Fifty-Two
Apr 24, 2012
Show Mom you care.
Mother’s Day, May 13, 2012, doesn’t have to be about buying expensive gifts or wowing your Mom with a day full of activities. It should be more about family and showing your appreciation for helping you with homework, driving you to practice and sleepovers and just being your Mom. Learn More
Tip Fifty-One
Apr 17, 2012
Spending your tax return wisely.
Before you spend your tax return all in one place only to regret it later, make a plan on how you’re going to allocate it. Learn More
Tip Fifty
Apr 10, 2012
Stick to the old budget.
Landed a promotion or received a bonus, congratulations! Resist the urge to move to larger place, add on debt or go on a spending spree. Learn More

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