How to Match Your Savings Goal With Investments
Jul 18

How to Match Your Savings Goal With Investments

Sometimes beginning investors forget the trick to success when it comes to investing money: you need to match your future financial goals to the right kind of investment. If you start with figuring out how to allocate your assets as your primary goal, you’ll have the money you need in the future.

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What Cloud Computing Means for the Banking Industry
Jul 15

What Cloud Computing Means for the Banking Industry

Cloud computing allows companies to access information technology services via the Internet by delivering hardware and software to users over a network. In a large corporation, instead of loading hardware and software on each individual computer — the programs are stored in a “cloud,” and are accessible via a web-based service.

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Keep Costs Down: 5 Summer Travel Secrets
Jun 28

Keep Costs Down: 5 Summer Travel Secrets

Many families have been opting to skip the family vacation because it’s outside their budget. However, unless you love a “staycation,” there are ways to see more of the world than just your own backyard and local attractions.

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How I Got My Finances In Order: A Single Mom’s Story

How I Got My Finances In Order: A Single Mom’s Story

I graduated from college with a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Information Systems. Three months later, I had my first son and started my family — which sort of changed my priorities. I didn’t want to put the baby in a daycare 9 hours a day so that I could work full time, but

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Employer Health Options: Which Plan Is Best for You?
Jun 24

Employer Health Options: Which Plan Is Best for You?

When you become eligible to receive health benefits from your place of employment, it is important to really understand what you are being offered. There can be a lot of information presented to you at one time and making the right choices will be important in the short and long term. It can certainly be

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5 Tips for Getting Your Bank Loan Approved
Jun 20

5 Tips for Getting Your Bank Loan Approved

Getting a bank loan approved is not the easiest process. In light of recent economic troubles across the nation, lenders are looking for a lot more in a loan applicant and are more strict. While there are several key areas lenders will be focusing on, it is important that you are ready to present the

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Must-Have Mobile Banking Services In 2013

Must-Have Mobile Banking Services In 2013

As much of the country has become mobile-reliant, it makes sense to check out the available mobile apps and features in regard to your banking needs. Mobile apps can be useful in many ways, especially when you’re on the go and need to take care of your finances. Apps make it easy to keep track

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5 Ways to Reduce Taxes on Social Security Income
Jun 06

5 Ways to Reduce Taxes on Social Security Income

When you are receiving Social Security as part of your income, it is in your best interest to keep as much of it in the bank or in your pocket as possible. It will be important to figure out a strategy to prevent having to pay out a large portion of your benefits to the

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How to Budget When You’re Broke
Jun 05

How to Budget When You’re Broke

While it may seem impossible, the people most in need of a budget are those living paycheck to paycheck. Budgeting when you’re broke is a necessity and is the only way you will pull yourself out of the financial situation (unless of course you win the lottery or inherit a ton of money!).

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5 Excuses that Prevent You from Investing
Jun 04

5 Excuses that Prevent You from Investing

Investing is one of the most important things you can do to secure your immediate and future finances. Do you really want to work for the rest of your life? If not, there is no excuse that should prevent you from protecting yourself. Unfortunately, many people only look at what is directly in front of

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