4 Back-to-School Apps for Parents and Students

4 Back-to-School Apps for Parents and Students

Whether your kids are heading back to school in person or they’re making sure their Zoom schedule is in order, it’s almost time for classes to start. We’ve got apps to help!

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IRS Reveals List of Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2020

IRS Reveals List of Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2020

Each year, the IRS publishes the “Dirty Dozen,” a list of tax scams most prevalent during that year’s tax season. This year, with COVID-19 pushing off the federal tax deadline to July 15, the IRS held off publishing the list until early July, and of course it’s loaded with COVID-19-related scams.

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The Back to School Guide for These Unconventional Times

The Back to School Guide for These Unconventional Times

Back-to-school season is traditionally marked by a run on discounted pencils, overcrowded malls and lots of nail-biting nerves about new teachers. But this year, the back-to-school season is entirely different. Forget the crowds and a race to find the hottest-selling backpack. This year

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The Beginner’s Guide to Filling Out a W-4

The Beginner’s Guide to Filling Out a W-4

It’s no secret that the IRS excels at making things complicated. And when you’re busy learning the ropes of a new job, trying to fill out a 4-page W-4 form can be a huge hassle. It’s not a good idea to rush through it, though, because a small mistake now can mean withholding too much or too little of your

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Your Complete Guide to Using Your Credit Cards

Your Complete Guide to Using Your Credit Cards

Q: I’d love to improve my credit score, but I can’t get ahead of my monthly payments. I also find that my spending gets out of control when I’m paying with plastic. How do I use my credit cards responsibly?


A: Using your credit cards responsibly is a great

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COVID-19 is Causing A Coin Shortage

COVID-19 is Causing A Coin Shortage

The COVID-19 Global pandemic caused an initial panic leaving store shelves empty of face masks and toilet paper. Hand sanitizer, cleaning supplies, paper towels and meat followed quickly in what was fast becoming routine for life during COVID-19. And now, the latest commodity to run in short supply is coins.


Got change? Many

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Focused On Your Safety

Focused On Your Safety

Our Branch Lobbies are open and operating with a number of changes to help protect our staff and members from COVID-19.

4 Steps To Choosing and Securing Job References

4 Steps To Choosing and Securing Job References

As you work on perfecting your resume and portfolio for the best shot at landing that post-college dream job, think about who you’ll list as your job references.

Don’t underestimate the importance of this step. According to a survey by CareerBuilder, nearly 70 percent of employers have changed their mind about a

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My Savings Has Been Wiped Clean; How Can I Replenish It?

My Savings Has Been Wiped Clean; How Can I Replenish It?

Q: The last few months have been really tough on my finances, and I’ve been forced to use my savings for getting by. My emergency fund and savings account are basically zero. Now that my financial situation is starting to improve, I’d like to start building these up again, but it’s all so

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How to Travel Safely this Summer

How to Travel Safely this Summer

Summer is here, and many Americans are itching for a vacation. But is it possible to travel safely right now? Is an airplane really a flying Petri dish to be avoided until the pandemic blows over? Can you take a road trip if it means making rest stops in three different states?

So many questions — but we’ve got answers! Here’s how to enjoy

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