Tag Archives: Money Saving

Jennifer Lough

Dec 26 2018

What’s the Difference between Money Market Accounts and CDs?


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Once basic account needs are met with a basic checking and/or savings account, you may decide that adding a more robust account to your portfolio would better suit your financial needs. Money Market accounts (MMAs) and Certificate of Deposits (CDs) …
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Jennifer Lough

Dec 19 2018

What’s the Difference between a Checking and Savings Accounts?


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Checking and Savings accounts are two basic accounts offered by financial institutions. They serve the same overall purpose—to house your money—but have a few key differences.

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Erin Grabe

Dec 05 2018

Should You Save Money or Pay Off Debt?


Respect your elders. Don’t talk with your mouth full. Say please and thank you. All great things our parents taught us. But what about how to balance managing debt – specifically student loan debt–with saving money–for retirement, our own children’s …
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Chris Lewis

Nov 21 2018

4 Shopping Tips for Cyber Monday


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If you’re like many Americans, you’ve done some Black Friday shopping, but are now looking for Cyber Monday deals to complete your holiday gift list. As you shop online for deals this Cyber Monday, please keep the following tips in …
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Molly Dietz

Nov 19 2018

3 Ways to Save Money on Your Thanksgiving Dinner


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We have officially entered the holiday season. As wonderful as this time of the year is, we know it can sometimes be expensive and stressful as well. Here are three tips to help you save money on your Thanksgiving dinner.

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Brenda Langenberg

Nov 14 2018

Healthy Money Habits: 8 Tips for Financial Health


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As I wrap-up my 4-part series on Healthy Money Habits, I want to revisit the eight financial health habits I highlighted throughout the entire series.

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Brenda Langenberg

Nov 05 2018

Healthy Money Habits: Financial Maintenance (Part 4 of 4)


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Now that you are financially fit, maintain your finances with these tips.

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Brenda Langenberg

Oct 29 2018

Healthy Money Habits: Insurance and Retirement (Part 3 of 4)


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Becoming and then staying insured as well as beginning a Retirement account are two large steps that will help to get you closer to your goal of overall financial fitness.

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Jennifer Lough

Oct 24 2018

9 Money Conversation Starters for Kids


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Sometimes it’s hard to know how to get your child off to the right start when it comes to saving money. As parents, grandparents, and mentors to youth, your friends at Hills Bank have compiled nine conversation starters to help …
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Brenda Langenberg

Oct 22 2018

Healthy Money Habits: Avoiding Debt (Part 2 of 4)


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Learning to avoid credit card debt and saying ‘no’ to yourself and unnecessary wants will keep you on the road to overall financial health.

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