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Financial Wellness
What’s The Real Cost Of A Gift Card?

We’re in the final weeks of the holiday shopping season. You have a gift for everyone on your list. Well, almost everyone. There always seems to be one or two hard-to-buy-for people. Or people you want to acknowledge, but getting something too personal may not be appropriate. Gift cards have become the go-to gift for many of us. In fact, according to WalletHub, sales of gift cards are expected to reach $204 billion this year.

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Credit Union News
Best 5-Year CD Rates In California!

The economy is fickle. There are peaks and declines. The stock market climbs one quarter and crashes the next. And when it comes to interest rates, over the past five years, we bet you thought they couldn’t get any lower and wondered if they’d ever go down.

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Family Matters
Give Smartly During Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to gather with family and friends. To take a pause and show appreciation and gratitude. As we each take stock of our bounty, we encourage you to look outward to those in need. There are many trustworthy charitable organizations that work tirelessly all year to benefit those in your community, across the nation, and internationally.

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Financial Wellness
The 2×2 System: A Yearly Financial Wellness Calendar. November.

or most people working for a company, a significant part of the job is sifting through a whole lot of emails to determine which contain vital information. That means a bunch of potentially useful stuff—like updates on employee benefits—gets weeded out simply because there’s not enough time to engage with everything. But now, during this month when open enrollment typically happens, give yourself time to review the offerings for each of these potentially valuable employee benefits:

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Financial Wellness
Open Yourself To An HSA And An IRA During Open Enrollment

It’s that time of year again. No, not football season. Or the start of the holiday shopping season. It’s open enrollment season. As you review your current healthcare selections and research your options, there are two financial options we hope you’ll keep top of mind. Health savings accounts and Individual retirement accounts. Here are a few things to consider.

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