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Personal Finance
insured_institutions
With inflation at 40-year highs, accompanied with losses in the stock market, some online companies are promising returns on “savings accounts” that may seem very attractive. However, many times they are probably too good to be true – are they real and is your money secure? If you’re opening a new high yield “savings account,”...
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beware_of_qr_code_scams
QR Codes are everywhere – making many tasks so convenient and easy! But as with all good things, scammers have unfortunately figured out ways to use them to try to trick you. So how can you protect yourself? Well, QR Codes just take you directly to a website. So be as careful following a QR Code as...
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how_to_invest_in_the_stock_market
It is so easy to invest in the stock market. And stocks, over the long term, can provide higher returns than other assets. Be sure to note the emphasis on the long term! Stocks can go up and down based on many factors, and sometimes, frankly, based on nothing at all. A rumor? A tweet? If you try to jump...
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crypto_currencies_and_NFTs
Have you bought crypto currencies or NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens)? Are you curious, but waiting for crypto to be more mainstream? Do you think crypto is “the emperor’s new money” and basically fake? In the simplest terms, crypto currencies and NFTs are computer code secured assets using complex cryptography. Are they worth anything? Bitcoin, the granddaddy of cryptos, is now...
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FRB_Spring_Sweepstakes
You could win $1,000 when you spruce up your banking routine! Spring is the perfect time to clean up your finances and give them a fresh start. Did you know you can manage most banking tasks anywhere and anytime from your mobile app? And, as part of our Spring Sweepstakes, you’re entered for a chance...
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503020_budgeting_rule
Everyone knows that having a realistic budget in place is a good idea, but have you created your own budget? Budgeting is the important first step to taking control of your finances! An easy budgeting rule to follow is the 50/30/20 rule. This budgeting method splits your income into three “buckets” and is a great...
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buy_now_pay_later
Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) is becoming more and more popular, but is it a good idea? BNPL, or Buy Now Pay Later, is everywhere in stores and online as a way to pay for a purchase. You get your merchandise and pay for it interest free over several weeks or a couple of months. The payments...
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