Celebrate National Scholarship Month—by Looking for Scholarships

It’s no secret that the cost of a college education has grown over time. Finding ways to pay for college that don’t involve borrowing has become ever more important to students and their families.

Posted by Richard Lemay on Nov 20, 2019
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Little Ways to Save Add Up

From Thanksgiving through New Years, many of us throw caution to the wind. We spend more and we eat more, and even now, many of us are recovering from all that excess.

Posted by Charles Taylor on Mar 26, 2019
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Rising Interest Rates and Borrowing

The Federal Reserve closed out 2018 with another interest rate hike, the fourth for the year. That’s good news for savers, who can look forward to savings accounts one day rewarding them with higher returns.

Posted by Dan Harrington on Feb 26, 2019
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Take Little Steps to Start Saving

The Federal Reserve raised short-term interest rates three times in 2018, and more increases may be on the way. Those increases, which could be reflected in higher returns on savings accounts, make this an opportune time to talk about your savings.

Posted by Jason Rogers on Feb 19, 2019
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Financial Resolutions for the New Year

The old year is over, the new one has just begun. That means we’re all making resolutions to eat less and exercise more.

Posted by Sherry Noyes on Jan 22, 2019
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How to Save for Retirement

National Retirement Security Week (October 21 - 27) was probably not marked on your calendar. But it’s a very important reminder that thinking about and making forays into retirement planning should never be left until the last minute.

Posted by Charles Taylor on Oct 23, 2018
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It’s Financial Planning Week (Oct. 3–10) Time to Take a Closer Look at Your Finances

You probably know Columbus Day Weekend is upon us. What you probably don’t know is that the first week of October marks another important event, and one that potentially has far greater impact on your life than a long weekend. October 3–10 is Financial Planning Week!

Posted by Richard Lemay on Oct 2, 2018
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Saving for College Tuition

The days seem long gone when kids could work summer jobs and save up enough money to pay a substantial portion—if not all—of their college tuition. Today, students borrow tens of thousands of dollars to cover the cost of their college degrees, and it seems the price tag is only going to go up.

Posted by Joe Scearbo on Aug 1, 2017
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Five Steps to Start Saving—Today!

If saving were as easy as spending, we’d all be sitting on nest eggs the size of mountains. Unfortunately, most Americans struggle to save, and many carry more than $10,000 in debt on their credit cards.

Posted by Joe Scearbo on Jul 13, 2017
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