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How and Where to Save: Our Latest Tips

Everyone knows they should save money to help pay for their future needs or wants, but not everyone knows the best or easiest ways to save. Here are a few ways to help you meet your goals. Review how and where … Continue reading

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Saving and Investing for Your Future: Questions to Ask Yourself Now

Finding money to put into savings can seem difficult, but there are some strategies that can make it easier. Start by asking yourself these questions. Do I have savings goals? Knowing how much you want to save and why can … Continue reading

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Money & Banking Tips for the Tax Season

How can you save money and avoid a variety of problems at tax time? Guard against tax-related frauds. Examples include scam e-mails falsely claiming to come from the IRS. Many of these are intended to trick taxpayers into revealing Social … Continue reading

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America Saves Week tip #5

Automate Your Bills Most utilities, businesses, and even lenders now allow you to set up automatic payments. There are two ways that this helps automate savings. First of all, automatic payments ensure that you pay your bills on time, saving … Continue reading

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America Saves Week tip #3

Pledge to Save Certain Cash You’re probably most familiar with this concept in the form of a piggy bank– at the end of the day, many people automatically put the change in their pockets into a jar, often to save … Continue reading

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America Saves Week tip #2

Split Your Direct Deposit If you have direct deposit, most employers will allow you to split your check between multiple accounts — so instead of depositing all of your money into your checking account, you can set some to automatically … Continue reading

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America Saves Week tip #1

Sign Up for Your Company’s Retirement Plan If your company offers a 401(k) or 403(b), this is one of the best options for automatic savings. Not only do these retirement plans automatically put money you earn into a retirement account … Continue reading

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America Saves Week

Begining Monday, February 24 – Friday, February 28, Union State Bank will offer tips on how you can help improve your financial situation. America Saves Week is a time to review your finances, decide what you want to save for, … Continue reading

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Quarterly Review Can Keep Your Budget on Track

“A family budget needs to be frequently updated in order to remain relevant and useful,” says Community Bankers of Wisconsin President and CEO Daryll Lund. From Wisconsin’s propane shortage to post-holiday gift expenses to unexpected health costs, budget breakers can … Continue reading

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