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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.  

Tips are posted every Tuesday, so like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get your weekly financial tip and join the conversation.

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Tip Forty-Nine
Apr 03, 2012
Review your credit report annually.
If you can’t remember the last time you reviewed your credit report, now is a good to request it and review it to reduce the risk of identity theft and correct errors. Learn More
Tip Forty-Eight
Mar 27, 2012
Save at the game.
Driving to a baseball game and parking is expensive, in addition to being stressful due to all the traffic and people. Before the game, investigate whether there are cheaper, or free, alternatives. Learn More
Tip Forty-Seven
Mar 20, 2012
It pays to prepare!
Clutter, dust and dirt build up inside our homes during the winter, so it’s time to schedule a little spring cleaning. But it’s important to have a plan of attack to save time and make the job go as smoothly as possible. Learn More
Tip Forty-Six
Mar 13, 2012
Take a week off from spending.
Take a week off from spending to get your overspending in check and get back in control of your spending. Learn More
Tip Forty-Five
Mar 06, 2012
Make it a regular thing.
Regular visits to the vet are the first line of financial defense of your pet care bills. The failure to diagnose early can equate to more treatment bills in the future. Learn More
Tip Forty-Four
Feb 28, 2012
Plan a menu ahead of time.
To save at the supermarket, make a menu for the week before you go shopping. Learn More
Tip Forty-Three
Feb 21, 2012
Know what you need.
You know it’s tax season when you start receiving W-2s, 1099s, and other statements, but you’ll also need other documentation to complete and submit your taxes by April 17, 2012. Learn More
Tip Forty-Two
Feb 14, 2012
It doesn’t have to be expensive.
Saying “I love you” doesn’t have to break the bank. Buying expensive gifts or going on dates to fancy restaurants aren’t always necessary to tell someone how you feel. Learn More
Tip Forty-One
Feb 07, 2012
Spend less and save more.
One approach to stay, or get, on track this year is spending less and saving more. Sounds simple but it can be challenging and requires discipline. Learn More
Tip Forty
Jan 31, 2012
Make it a team effort.
Throwing a Super Bowl party can be time consuming and expense, but you can reduce both by making it a team effort. Learn More

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