Tag Archives: Budgeting

Deb Schaffer

Aug 11 2014

Money Saving Tips for Savvy College Students


Money Saving Tips for Savvy College Students.

College years are a transitional time into the “real world.” Not only will you learn skill sets to gain employment, but you will learn life skills as you start living on your own. Now is the perfect time to start …
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Jennifer Lough

Jun 23 2014

Tips for Everyday Savings


Everyday Savings

By now, you know you face financial choices every day, from the grocery store, to entertainment, to vacation plans. One of the most frequent financial choices you make involves grocery shopping. The United States Department of Agriculture estimates a family …
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Chuck Hippee

Jun 18 2014

How Life Choices Affect Your Financial Future


How Life Choices Affect Your Financial Future.

Every day you make choices that impact your retirement opportunities. Taking steps to identify unnecessary spending and saving as little as $5 per day could lead to big savings over time. Here’s the breakdown to put it into perspective:

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Whitney Randall

Jun 11 2014

Do you Know a Good Lemon Boss?


Hills Bank Lemon Boss

The warm weather is finally here! I remember when I was a kid my summer days were full of riding my bike, swimming in the Mount Vernon pool, and selling lemonade at my mom’s garage sales. Get ready to relive …
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Todd Shaull

May 21 2014

4 Simple Ways to Give Your Credit Rating a Boost


Give your credit rating a boost.

The lower the interest rates on your loans, the more income you’ll have available for other uses, including saving for retirement. Your credit score is the key to getting loans approved and determining the interest rate you pay. Here are …
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Dave Kriz

Jan 24 2014

Ways to Turn Budgeting Into a Game


Ways to turn budgeting into a game.

Now that the holiday excess is behind you, it’s a great time to review your household budget. The key to managing a budget is finding ways to make it fun so it’s easy to maintain. Develop a game by identifying …
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Deb Guinn

Jan 13 2014

Resolve to Establish an Emergency Fund


Resolve to Establish an Emergency Fund in 2014.

There is no shortage of financial advice available, including paying off debt, maxing out your 401(k), paying off your mortgage, and improving your credit score. One of the most important things you can do to improve your financial health is …
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