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Annuities 101: How They Work And What They Can Do For You

Annuities should not tie all of your money down, but they can be a helpful part of your retirement strategy. Continue reading
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Your First Car Loan: Everything You Need to Know to Save

If you don’t shop around to get preapproved for a car loan before you walk into the dealership, you’re probably costing yourself money. It’s as simple as that. Continue reading

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Sound Credit Union and Washington Business Bank Announce Acquisition Agreement

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Financial Fraud & Scams: How To Protect Yourself

This webinar will discuss financial fraud and scams that are taking place and how you can protect yourself. Continue reading

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The Best Money Moves To Make When Starting A New Job

Starting a new job can be an incredibly exciting time, and the good money habits you establish today can put you on a path to true financial independence. Continue reading

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What to Do When You Think You’re Being Targeted in a Scam

Keeping an eye out for these kinds of threats has become the new normal. The advancement of technology is allowing scammers to trick Americans out of more money than ever before. Continue reading

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Emergency Funds 101

An emergency fund is a pool of money earmarked for surprise expenses that fall outside of your regular budget. It’s a financial safety net, a rainy-day fund. Continue reading

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How To Create A Budget

Telling your money where to go each month gives you a feeling of control and helps you plan for the future. Continue reading

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Why You Need A Budget

By deciding that you’re going to get your finances and your budget under control, you’ve taken one big step toward financial security. Continue reading

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The Best End-Of-Year Money Moves to Make

The New Year is a great time to check in on your financial goals and progress and see where you may want to improve. Continue reading

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Save On Taxes By “Batching” Your Charitable Donations

As the year-end approaches, many want to make the most of their charitable contributions; both to help those in need and to benefit from tax deductions. Continue reading