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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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Keeping Your Money Safe
Are Store Cards Worth It?

When you’re at the cash register, it is almost inevitable that a real or virtual salesperson will make a pitch to sign you up for a store credit card. It is easy to be tempted by the one-time discount offered. But, before you get one, it is a good idea to consider the following factors.

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Family Matters
Saving For Education

Most parents have already heard the bad news: a good education, especially college, has never been more expensive. Greater government financial support for higher education is a perennial hope, but not guaranteed. Even public K-12 can be a financial challenge – with a variety of additional expenses not always covered by the school, like materials for special projects, musical instruments, sports equipment and extra-curricular travel expenses to name a few.

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