Money Matters

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Keeping Your Money Safe
Should you Co-Sign?

It’s a question few want to hear: “Will you co-sign for me?” A request like this coming from relatives or friends, especially with no or low credit scores, can be difficult to respond to. Most people do not want to ignore a family member or friend in need, but co-signing comes with risks that make many nervous – justifiably – to sign on the dotted line. So, should you do it? There are many factors to consider before making a decision.

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Financial Wellness
Know Your Money Psychology Style

We all make decisions with our money that occasionally don’t work out for the best. It’s just inevitable. But if you find this happening consistently and you’re falling into patterns of financially damaging behavior, it could be time to examine a little more closely how you make these choices.

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Financial Wellness
Preparing for a Financial Setback

Living on less is never easy, but with a little planning and a positive attitude, you should be able to weather most financial storms. So, take a deep breath, relax, and review the following tips that you can help make any setback smooth and (almost) painless.

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