Banks

Thursday Tidbits #4

by Kay Lynn

Here’s an interesting video that advocates moving your banking business from big banks to community banks.  Don’t forget credit unions.  What do you say to moving your bank? Giveaways There are a lot of giveaways in the blog world.  This post promotes only those hosted by personal finance bloggers.  1. Start Over, Finish Rich books. J. […]

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photo credit: bryankennedy In an effort to simplify your finances (and life) some financial blogs suggest automating regular payments.  You can do this typically one of two ways.  The first is to authorize the payee to withdraw the money on a certain date.   The second method is to set up recurring payments via online bill pay. Our use of […]

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When checking out at Trader Joe’s the other night I pulled out my food money envelope and after paying wrote the amount on the envelope. This is a new habit I started as part of the Financial Peace University course and I wanted to share how it’s working for us as well as what I […]

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Loyalty and Finance

by Kay Lynn

Photo courtesy of Merce Loyalty is generally a good thing.  It’s important to be loyal to family, friends and your employer.  But what about loyalty to businesses in general and banks specifically?  Sometimes we are loyal for no reason other than the relationship has a long duration and it’s easier to not make a change. […]

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