Tag Archives: Credit card

Taking Your Money on a Trip: Safe Travels Financially

Your suitcase is packed, you’ve got your travel itinerary, and you’re prepared for the sun and warm weather. But are you all set financially? Unless you have taken the time to consider your money needs, including safety precautions, that pleasure … Continue reading

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Get Ready, Set, SHOP! Tips for Black Friday Shopping

As we are quickly approaching Thanksgiving and Black Friday, Union State Bank wants to remind you of some important tips when you are out and about after your Thanksgiving feast.  Below are tips to help you save money, protect your … Continue reading

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Advice for College Bound Students

Like vacationers packing for a cruise or workers buying a wardrobe for a new job, students beginning their freshman year at college are rightly excited about the journey they are about to begin. In addition to planning their technology needs … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Plastic from High-Tech Criminals

  How to help keep your credit and debit cards safe While many consumers still like to use paper money and coins, more and more people are pulling out credit or debit cards to make purchases. And, as the popularity … Continue reading

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Financial Advice from the Experts

When University of Wisconsin-Madison college students learn about personal finance, they often hear about two key points: the careful use of credit and the holistic nature of personal finance.  If you buy a new car instead of a used car, … Continue reading

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America Saves Week

Tip #2:  Pay Off High-Interest Debt How to do it: Find places to cut your spending so that you can pay down your debts faster.  Roughly one in six Savers has selected paying off consumer debts as their wealth-building goal. … Continue reading

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Create a New Financial Plan for the New Year

Now that the holiday gifts have been unwrapped and thank-you messages expressed, January is a great time to review what went right with your financial goals last year and where you’d like to make improvements in 2013. Are credit card … Continue reading

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Tips to Help College Students Handle Credit Wisely

As the nation’s college students head back to school, and with a growing number of them planning to use credit cards during the school year, the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and Union State Bank want to encourage students … Continue reading

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Financial Safety… Your Wallet

Click on the link below for tips on what NOT to keep in your wallet from the financial experts at Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.  http://finance.yahoo.com/news/8-things-not-to-keep-in-your-wallet.html As a reminder, if your wallet is lost or stolen, notify your financial institution and credit … Continue reading

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