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Helping you save for your future.

4 Tips for Using a Balance Transfer to Become Debt-Free

If you’re carrying a balance on your credit card, don’t worry — most Americans are as well. In fact, the average U.S. consumer carries just over $5,500 of credit card debt, which isn’t a bad [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Wallet Watch|

Your Guide to Safe and Secure Holiday Shopping

If you’re like most Americans, you love to shop during the holidays. Case in point: Adobe® Digital Insights said shoppers spent 12.1 percent more this year than Cyber Monday 2015 – 2.5 percent more than Adobe [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Wallet Watch|

Rebel Against Rogue Investing and the Dark Side of Market Forces

There is great unrest in the financial universe. Over the last year, events like Brexit and debate over trade policy have impacted world markets. The next disturbance in The Force™ is anyone’s guess. Like the [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Wallet Watch|

Harvesting Your Portfolio for a Maximum Yield

We grow and cultivate our assets much like farmers grow and cultivate their crops. Similarly, the end goal is to produce a maximum yield. While many factors can influence the end result, there are a [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Wallet Watch|

Give Your Wallet a Reason to be Thankful

‘Tis the season for great food and even better company! As the holiday season comes upon us, there’s certainly a lot to be thankful for: friends, family, football season, the first snowfall, upcoming vacations, you [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Wallet Watch|

5 Ways You Can Scare Up Extra Cash This Halloween

Did you retire the checkbook and register years ago? Do you now pay your bills automatically? If you answered yes to these questions, then you may be in the dark about your account balance(s) and [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Wallet Watch|

Review These 5 Things in Your Financial Portfolio

It's National Save for Retirement Week! Established by Congress in 2006, this week is all about retirement savings. Whether retirement is around the corner or in your distant future, we're sure you’d like to see [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|Wallet Watch|

Benefits of EMV® Chip Cards

You may have heard of, or have even received, one of the new EMV® credit or debit cards with a small gold or silver “chip” embedded in it. As of October 2015, U.S. businesses have been [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Wallet Watch|

Your Common VA Benefits Questions Answered

If you’ve served in the military, then you have a wide variety of benefits at your fingertips that you may not even know about. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides relief options for [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Wallet Watch|

Finish in Four: The Real Cost of Extending College

Are you one of the 60 percent of college students who, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, won’t graduate in the typical four years? Maybe you’re on the five- or even six-year plan? [...]

By | September 21st, 2016|Wallet Watch|