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Thanksgiving Savings

By Cait Murray.

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and many of us are planning to host meals or join our family and friends at their feasts. As we reflect upon thankfulness and generosity, it becomes easy to go overboard in the spirit of the holiday. So, before you set your plans in stone, consider the tips below to be sure that you aren’t breaking your budget.

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5 Money-Saving tips for Vacation

By Sean Capaloff-Jones.

Some people are natural planners and will always hunt for the best deal. If you are going on vacation with one of these people (or if you are one of these people), then your job is probably going to be a lot easier. Still, there are some things th...

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Using Term Share Certificate Ladders to Raise Your Rate

By Sean Capaloff-Jones.

Sticking money in a savings account can be a great way to build an emergency fund or a good place to put money while you figure out what to do with it, but with rates sitting near-zero, many are looking for a better way, missing even the measly 0.25% interest rates of years past. An often unknown or overlooked savings mechanism is the Certificate of Deposit - or as credit unions call it, a Term Share Certificate.

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