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Main Number: 866-385-9281 (Toll-Free) | St. Louis Office: 314-444-8904

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Saving
individual_retirement_accounts
If the crazy swings in the market these past several months have taught us one thing, it is to have some of your retirement savings invested in something that does not lose value. The tried-and-true Term Certificate is a great example of a more stable place to keep your savings, and rates are up. An IRA...
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benefits_of_a_credit_union
Unless you live off the grid, you need to pay people, save money, deposit your pay, and get loans.  You may have had a joint account at a bank or credit union with your parents in your youth, but when you go to college, you need your own account to start to build your financial...
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save_money_while_dining_out
Enjoy going out to dinner?  These days, it seems that Inflation is making everything more expensive. However, if you watch your costs, you can still enjoy a night out on a budget! Try putting some of these tips to work when you go out to eat, and then raise a toast to your savings: Just drink...
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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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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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emergency_fund
How will you pay for an unexpected expense?  You don’t know what it will be, or when it will happen, or how much it will be. I promise you, though, it will happen. It might be a car repair, a vet bill, a new water heater, a new phone, a new computer, the list goes on and...
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Spring_Savings
Happy March!  You may know that March was named after Martius, or Mars, the Roman god of war.  But did you know it used to be (as in before 150 BC) the first month of the year? Which, if you think about it, kind of makes sense. As the days get longer and warmer, plants start...
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