Tag Archives: Northeastern Wisconsin

Found Money: Don’t Leave It on the Table

Have you ever unearthed a forgotten gift card from the stacks on your desk, or maybe even found a $20 bill on the street? Thousands of Wisconsinites have lost track of funds that they once owned. In most cases, the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin College Savings Plans: Still Your Best Choice?

With the beginning of the college and school year just around the corner, have you thought about saving for your child’s post-high school years?  Wisconsin’s college savings plans include $1 billion in investments held in 250,000 accounts established to aid … 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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Your Credit Report & Credit Score: Simple Steps to Make Them Better

As part of National Consumer Protection Week, Union State Bank is providing information on how you can become a wiser consumer of financial products. Reprinted from FDIC Consumer News  http://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/news/cnfall11/credit.html It is no secret that the information in your credit report may be … Continue reading

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Debit vs. Credit Cards: How They Stack Up

This week is National Consumer Protection Week.  Each day we will have information on how you can become a wiser consumer of financial products. Reprinted from FDIC, http://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/news/cnfall09/debit_vs_credit.html Debit cards, which work like electronic checks, are becoming more widely used … Continue reading

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ATM Safety

An ATM provides a quick and convenient way to access your money.  However, there are a few things to remember when using an ATM.  The following safety tips will help to keep you safe whenever you use an ATM: Be aware … Continue reading

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