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Can You Give a Certificate as a Gift to Your Kids or Grandkids?

Take advantage of this excellent opportunity to invest in their future in just three easy steps.…

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How to Set and Achieve Your Savings Goals

Using a separate account to save for a specific goal helps you stay on track to reach it faster.…

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How to Create a Budget on a Low Income

No matter how much you earn, you can save, spend and strategize your way to a secure financial future with these budgeting tips.…

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Spring Home Décor Ideas on a Budget

Spruce up your front porch with our five fun do-it-yourself spring decorating ideas.…

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Your Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

Deep-clean everything in your home using our thorough, room-by-room guide. …

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Why You Should Invest Your Tax Refund in a Certificate

During tax season, you may be anticipating a refund. A tax refund can be a chance to improve your finances and prepare for your future. …

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How to Create a Home Repair Emergency Fund

With proper planning, you can pay for any problems around your home. You may have an emergency fund to cover medical expenses if you get sick or laid off, but do you have a home repair emergency fund?…

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Pay Yourself First Budgeting

Reach your financial goals by prioritizing long-term savings within your budget plan, like retirement or a down payment on a home.…

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Take the Pantry Challenge

It’s fun, fast and guaranteed to save you money on groceries while cleaning out your cupboards and forcing you to get creative in the kitchen.…

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