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6 ways to keep more money in your pocket

Having extra cash in your bank account this time of year can be helpful. There are a number of ways to make a quick buck by selling or renting something you own. If you don’t want to give anything up try being more mindful of how your money is being spent. Here are six ways

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4 ways to avoid record high overdraft fees

The average cost of bank overdraft fees has reached an all-time high. Needless to say it’s a crucial time to avoid paying for them. If you do get hit with one, relying on a phone call to your bank to get it refunded can be hit or miss. It’s unlikely to happen unless you’ve never

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How to avoid monthly fees from your bank

These days every dollar you make counts, so it’s important to look closely at where your money is going. Paying monthly expenses like the electric bill and groceries is essential. Paying a monthly fee to simply have a bank account is not. Last year the top five mega banks in the U.S. charged over 1

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How to grow deposit dollars with one simple message

It’s safe to say that money is on everyone’s mind these days. Consumers continue to stress about how their finances will be affected due to the recent pandemic. Whether its a pay-cut, loss of hours, or a job loss altogether consumers have a valid concern. As a financial institution that prides itself on improving your

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Where to keep your money when times are tough

You work hard for your money, so it’s important (now more than ever) to make sure that it’s in good hands. There are thousands of traditional financial institutions and a growing number of neo banks in the U.S. How do you know which one is deserving of your money? The choice can be tough if

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Why sticking with the same old bank is a bad idea.

If you’ve opened a new checking account recently, chances are fees had an influence in your decision. Billions of dollars are taken from consumers each year in bank fees. It’s not a big surprise that consumers of all ages are choosing their next bank or credit union based on the level and fairness of fees

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How to choose a better bank account for your money

It’s that time of year again when creating a “wish list” for someone else is a common practice. Have you considered a wish list for yourself that doesn’t include spending anything? Your money was “nice” to you all year long, so make sure it gets the best gift. A better bank account. There are numerous

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