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4 Critical Financial Moves for New Parents

As a new parent, you want to protect your child however possible. How you manage your finances plays a significant role in that. Learn what steps you should take for their future.

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Banking Made Easy: 10 Checking Account Features

If you’re opening a checking account, there are some features you should consider to ensure you’re getting the most out of your banking experience. From online and mobile banking to account insurance, it’s important to understand what each feature offers and the security measures in place to protect your money.

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Cash Back vs. Lower Interest Financing


Before you buy a car, you’ll want to compare incentives and figure out which is best for your budget.

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Credit Union Deposits Are Safe

As a credit union member at Scenic Community Credit Union, you are an owner of our not-for-profit financial cooperative. Credit unions’ first priority is your financial success, and we focus on financial security.

Don’t Let Home Improvement Scams Wreck Your Budget


Planning some home improvements? There are reliable contractors out there who will do a good job, but there are also scammers. Learn how to spot a crooked contractor and protect your home – and your wallet.

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Financial Well-Being: Attaining Wallet Zen


A Consumer Financial Protection Bureau financial well-being survey revealed that Americans are divided along the financial well-being scale. No matter where you are on the path to financial well-being, you are not alone.

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What You Need to Know to Get Started With Estate Planning


People who ignore estate planning find it morbid to contemplate their own mortality. Consider it planning for the future, especially if you are just starting your career or your family. Estate planning is not about death as much as it is about life. It gets you focused on your long-term financial goals and can motivate you to succeed.

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Spoofing Scams Are No Laughing Matter

Posing as a legitimate business or organization, online scammers try to trick you into giving them your personal information. Learn how to spot spoofing scams and how to protect yourself.

How Can a Personal Loan Work for You?


Whether you want to consolidate debt, spruce up your home, or tackle unexpected expenses, personal loans can deliver the capital you need and offer the flexibility and convenience you’ll appreciate.

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Avoid the Retail Fail: 5 Store Credit Card Mistakes


Financial experts say if you can’t pay your retail credit card bill in full, the interest rate on the balance might actually negate potential savings at the store.

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8 Healthy Financial Habits You Should Develop

Learn how to manage your money and boost your financial health with these practical tips.

5 Tax-Smart Reasons to File Early

Don’t wait until the last minute! Here are 5 great reasons to file your taxes early.