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2/17/17  Savings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
Three tips for spending smarter

Sticking to a budget doesn't mean you have to stop spending money. In fact, creating a solid budget can help you figure out how you can spend more comfortably.

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11/29/16  Credit 101Getting Out of DebtSavings & Retirement
What should I do after I pay off my credit card debt?

Once you’ve paid off your last credit card bill, what should you do next? While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, some options may align to your financial goals better than others. So, give yourself a much-deserved pat on the back and consider these tips to put yourself on the path to long-term financial wellness. 

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11/9/16  Savings & Retirement
IRA and 401(k) contribution limits for 2017

Learn more about the adjustments the IRS has announced to retirement plan contribution limits for the 2017 tax year.

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10/6/16  HousingSavings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
Is it better to rent or buy a home in retirement?

Empty nesters face an important decision when downsizing: In retirement, should you rent or should you own?  Learn about some pros and cons of each. 

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9/23/16  Savings & Retirement
Climb to new heights with a Certificate ladder

One way savers can benefit from compounding interest while minimizing risk and maintaining a relative degree of liquidity is through an investment practice known as CD laddering. It's easy to use traditional Savings Certificates as a means to build wealth over time.

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8/27/16  Credit 101Getting Out of DebtSavings & Retirement
What are the financial implications of getting a divorce?

If you’re going through the difficult process of separating from a spouse, there are some personal finance tips you should keep in mind. Being conscious of these core financial issues related to divorce can help soften the blow and be a first step down the long road toward resolution. 

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