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SouthEast Bank

SouthEast Bank has a variety of checking & savings accounts that provide you great value. Let us help you choose an account that allows you to bank your way.

Can foreigners open savings accounts in the US?

Can foreigners open savings accounts in the US?


Investopedia

Find out what it takes for a foreign individual to open a savings accounts in the US – especially in the age of heightened awareness of terrorist threats.

The Best Whole Life Insurance Company

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Bury Your Money: Put Your Money & Investments in “Time Capsules”

by Jim Wang @ Wallet Hacks

When I started investing, I eased into it very gently. I didn't trust the stock market. I was comfortable with saving the money. I wasn't comfortable putting it in the “stock market.” My formative adult years started in 1998, the year I started college. I was going to Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh and studying Computer […]

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29 Tools and Resources to Help You Make the Most of Your Money in 2018

by Matt Becker @ Mom and Dad Money

Knowing what you want to improve about your financial situation is one thing. Knowing HOW to do it is another. There's a maze of banks, investment companies, apps, websites, and everything else, and deciding between them can feel impossible. Here's a list of 29 of my favorite tools so that you can stop deliberating and start taking action.

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Look Beyond the Numbers: How To Get Into Your Customers’ Heads With Consumer Insights

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

What do you need to create a more effective business marketing plan? If you’re looking to grow grow your overall business or certain areas of your business, then you might consider how to answer this question. Refreshing your understanding of your customers and industry with market research is a good place to start. However, most traditional research focuses on the numbers to unearth generalities ...

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How to Choose a Savings Account | KeyBank

How to Choose a Savings Account | KeyBank


Key.com

To find the savings account that best meets your needs, make sure to consider how three specific features will impact you over time. Read more.

Top Three Online Savings Accounts for Kids

Top Three Online Savings Accounts for Kids


The Dough Roller

Want to teach your child to save money from an early age? Check out these three online savings accounts for kids, which are all great options.

The 10 Best Vanguard Funds

by Jim Wang @ Wallet Hacks

I love Vanguard. The bulk of my investments are there, minus a few dividend growth stocks I hold in an Ally Invest account (formerly TradeKing). I'm not the only one. Of the top 25 largest mutual funds by assets, sixteen are from Vanguard (source). A clarification – many of the funds on the Marketwatch list […]

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Get Off Your Assets and Put Your Money to Work

by Miranda Marquit @ Adulting

Your savings account is a freeloader. Put your money to work by investing now. More info.

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Who’s This? Here Are 5 Customer Personality Types You Might Have To Sell To

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

There’s a popular saying that no two snowflakes are the same, and that mentality can be applied to the customers you’re selling to. If you pay close attention to the customers walking in your store (or, if you’re in the B2B world, the decision makers you’re pitching), then you’ve probably already identified a few distinct customer personality types. If you haven’t started yet, you should start cri...

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The 10 Best Checking and Savings Accounts for Your Money | Student Loan Hero

The 10 Best Checking and Savings Accounts for Your Money | Student Loan Hero


Student Loan Hero

Are you looking to open a bank account? Here is your guide to some of the best checking and savings accounts available today.

Kentucky Bank Tackles Overdraft Fees with PaySmart: Offers No-Credit-Score Line of Credit

by kybankdev @ Kentucky Bank

Kentucky Bank is proud to announce its newest checking account focused on lessening the financial burden of unanticipated overdraft fees. The PaySmart Checking Plan provides customers with no bank overdraft fees plus an optional credit line with no credit score required. “We all work hard to manage our finances, but unavoidable circumstances may cause expenses … Continue reading Kentucky Bank Tackles Overdraft Fees with PaySmart: Offers No-Credit-Score Line of Credit

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Best Credit Cards for Adults, February 2018

by Harlan L. Landes @ Adulting

If you can handle a credit card like an adult, you might as well maximize the benefits! These best credit cards offer bonuses and other perks. More info.

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A Special Salute to Our Veterans

by Matt Williams @ Community Bank

Sacrifice? Honor? Service? These characteristics instantly trigger in our minds the American Heroes that make up our Military. Our military Veterans and those currently serving sacrifice a great deal for our country, many paying the ultimate sacrifice with their very lives. At Community Bank, we deeply appreciate the service of these brave American heroes. To […]

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Savings Accounts | Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union

Savings Accounts | Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union


Spirit of Alaska Federal Credit Union

Keeping your money in a savings account allows you to plan for the future or build that emergency fund. Choose an electronic or paper statement account.

4 Tips On Planning Succession For Your Small Business

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

Business succession planning is essential for small business owners, especially since ownership transition can be necessary at a moment’s notice due to unforeseen events such as illness, death or retirement. The Hartford Business Journal reported that up to 85 percent of small and mid-size businesses in Connecticut don’t have a comprehensive succession plan in place. This widespread lack of busine...

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January Gets the Cheapest Flights So Book Your Next Vacay Now

by Miranda Marquit @ Adulting

Ready for a break? January might be the best time for you to book your next flight. More info.

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Show Them You Care. 4 Ways To Step Up Customer Appreciation & Improve Customer Retention

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

For many consumers, receiving the best product or service at the best price won’t win their business or improve customer retention – the key is actually a satisfactory shopping experience. Survey findings compiled by GrooveHQ reveal that 82% of consumers have left a company because of a bad service experience. This willingness to leave can cost your business a pretty penny. Last year alone, U.S. r...

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Night with Phil Simms @ MSU

by kybankdev @ Kentucky Bank

MSU Football held a “Night with Phil Simms” fundraiser banquet to benefit the MSU Football program.KY Bank was one of the first to commit to sponsoring a table for the event.  Louisville native Phil Simms was the quarterback for MSU football graduating in 1979.  He was drafted in the first round that year, seventh overall, … Continue reading Night with Phil Simms @ MSU

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HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. Reports Financial Results For The Second Quarter Of Fiscal 2018

by Scott Fahy @ HomeTrust Banking

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 29, 2018 — HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTBI) (“Company”), the holding company of HomeTrust Bank (“Bank”), today announced a preliminary net loss of $10.7 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2017, driven by an estimated $17.7 million deferred tax revaluation resulting from enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Tax […]

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Account Fraud – An Old Criminal Activity with Modern Tweaks: How to Stay Protected from Scams

by Jason Ginsberg @ USB

Written by: Jason Ginsberg, Vice President, Head of Treasury Services, Union Savings Bank
Account fraud is one of the largest challenges facing businesses today. In fact, 45 percent of fraudulent activity in business is related to check fraud alone. The amount of inconvenience, anxiety, headache and, of course, cost that results from account fraud can be quite considerable. The FBI estimated aroun...

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The Best Personal Finance Software for Taming Your Budget (In 2018)

by Emily Guy Birken @ PT Money

Pluto LogoManaging your money is a complex skill, especially now that you no longer have to leave the house or even pull out your wallet in order to spend money. That’s why it is more important than ever for you to track spending and stick to a budget. But the old school methods of budgeting […]

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3 Ways to Better Engage Your Millennial Employees

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

Millennials, or the generation born between the early 1980s and mid-1990s, have been labelled “the job-hopping generation” by some researchers. A recent study from Gallup reported that millennials in the workplace are the most likely generation to switch jobs compared to their older co-workers. The reason for this, according to the same Gallup study, is that the majority of millennials are not emo...

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Savings & Money Market Accounts - Personal Banking

Savings & Money Market Accounts - Personal Banking


Gate City Bank

Gate City Bank offers competitive interest rates for Money Market and Savings, helping you reach your goals faster. See the latest online money market and savings rates and open your account online today.

Best Savings Account Reviews of 2018 | Reviews.com

Best Savings Account Reviews of 2018 | Reviews.com


Reviews.com

The best savings account will be financially stable, with competitive interest rates and no hidden fees.

Best High Yield Online Savings Accounts - February 2018

Best High Yield Online Savings Accounts - February 2018


Wallet Hacks

My first online savings account was with a little-known Dutch bank making its foray into the United States. They were orange, not a typical banking color (most prefer blues and greens here), had an acronym for their name (or was it just the name?), and people were still skeptical about online banking. I loved them. …

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Best Savings Account Rates | Bankrate.com


Bankrate

Never settle for any old savings account: The best pay 15x higher than average.

4 Things to Do Before Buying a Home

by Loren Muntz @ Kentucky Bank

As exciting as it is to buy a home, the lead-up can be a dizzying experience, especially for first-time buyers. But don’t fret. Breaking down the process into smaller steps can help ease your anxieties. Here’s a look at the kinds of questions you’ll want to ask yourself, as well as a few other practical … Continue reading 4 Things to Do Before Buying a Home

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What Is a Savings Account — and Should You Open One?

by Andrew Pentis @ Student Loan Hero

Maybe your piggy bank is overflowing, or the space beneath your mattress is filling up. Wherever you’ve been putting your money, you’re now interested in storing it more safely. But if you’re new to saving with a brick-and-mortar or online bank, you could be stuck on a basic question: What is a savings account? What […]

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Why You Need “You Need a Budget”

by Matt Becker @ Mom and Dad Money

My wife and I had hit a breaking point. We were consistently making more than we needed each month, but we still couldn't seem to get a handle on everything. We weren't on the same page, unexpected expenses were regularly throwing us off track, and our savings were shrinking rather than growing. Then we decided to try YNAB, and everything changed.

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First Tech Federal Credit Union Review

by Jeff Rose @ Good Financial Cents

There are plenty of different banks and credit unions for you to use all across the country. Each of them has different products, perks, and disadvantages you'll need to consider when you're shopping around for the perfect bank. What separates one from another? Today we're going to look at First Tech Federal Credit Union. We'll... Continue Reading-->

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Dreaming of a Franchise Business? Consider These 4 Questions Before Getting Started

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

A question we regularly explore on this blog is how you can build on your business’s successes, and we’ve approached that challenge from several angles. Is there more you can do to personalize your customers’ shopping experience? Can you expand your presence on social media? Should you open a second location? There are many ways you can grow your business, and this week we’re going to take a look ...

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The Best Foundation

by Amanda Cole @ Reviews.com

Project Potential Students Start 9th Grade with $13,000 Donation from HTB

by Scott Fahy @ HomeTrust Banking

Lexington, NC – HomeTrust Bank is pleased to be supporting the 2021 class of Project Potential. Entering 9th grade this month, a group of talented students are now back to school, and on the path to higher education thanks to a $13,000 donation from HomeTrust Bank. With much excitement, students and bankers celebrated this donation […]

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Personal Savings Accounts - Community Bank

Personal Savings Accounts - Community Bank


Community Bank

Saving money is a good thing, especially with our competitive interest rates and account options to help you save ever more.

Are You Prepared For Christmas?

by Drew Hardin @ Community Bank

The Christmas season is upon us–gift buying, giving, holiday gatherings, and family events will very much consume the month of December for many of us. With the holiday season comes much hustle and bustle, and if you haven’t planned well, this can sometimes become more chaotic than joyful. Here are a few tips to keep […]

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The Best Online Savings Accounts in February 2018

by LaTisha Styles @ MagnifyMoney

Updated February 9, 2018 After years of low interest rates, there is a pricing war happening for online savings accounts. Long gone are the days of 0.01% APY. If you are willing to open an online savings account (which is FDIC insured), you can now easily get a 1.50% APY or higher. Interest rates are … Continue reading The Best Online Savings Accounts in February 2018

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Kristi Liggins Appointed Senior Vice President-Deposit Operations Manager

by Scott Fahy @ HomeTrust Banking

Asheville, NC – HomeTrust Bank has announced the appointment of Kristi Liggins as Senior Vice President/Deposit Operations Manager.  According to Howard Sellinger, Chief Information Officer of Home Trust Bank, Liggins will oversee all deposit operations functions and will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of back-office processes in support of consumer accounts. “Kristi’s […]

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Best Savings Account for 2018 - The Simple Dollar

Best Savings Account for 2018 - The Simple Dollar


The Simple Dollar

Looking for places to grow your money without much risk is difficult these days, but finding the best savings account might be a good place to start. Altho

Best Military Money Books – Recommended Books to Help You Achieve Financial Independence

by Ryan Guina @ The Military Wallet

Military members, veterans, and their family members face an assortment of financial challenges that are unique to our community. As military members and veterans, we may find ourselves frequently traveling, being exposed to deployments and special duty assignments, dealing with unique pay and benefits programs, and working through other financial challenges. We also have a [...]

How Apple Pay Works – A Guide To Apple Pay for Connecticut Businesses

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

The digital revolution has touched nearly every aspect of business management, and that includes payment processing. Alternative payment options, including some that we at Union Savings Bank refer to as Digital Wallets, are becoming more and more popular among consumers. One of the most well-known Digital Wallets is Apple Pay, which allows consumers to connect their bank debit or credit card to an...

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Review of Barclays Online Savings and CDs

by Lindsay VanSomeren @ MagnifyMoney

Barclays is one of the largest and oldest banks in the world. In fact, it’s even older than the United States itself, having been founded by two London bankers in 1690. It’s been chugging along ever since, and while it’s still headquartered in the UK, they’ve branched out to become a multinational corporation with operations … Continue reading Review of Barclays Online Savings and CDs

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Let’s Get Social! 4 Tips For Driving Sales Through Social Media

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

A question on the mind of many small business owners is whether social media is a worthwhile investment for driving sales. Social media has been and continues to be a boon for large brands, but many smaller companies are still on the fence. In fact, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association reported that 59% of small business owners don’t see a quality ROI from their social media efforts. ...

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Looking for Credit Union Student Loans? Here’s How to Find and Apply for Them

by Christy Rakoczy @ Student Loan Hero

Do you need private student loans to cover the cost of your education? Though many prospective borrowers head straight to a big bank or online lender for a student loan, these aren’t your only options. Consider student loans from credit unions, too. Like banks and online lenders, credit unions are financial institutions that lend money. […]

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Attention All Summer Travelers!

by Drew Hardin @ Community Bank

Traveling this summer? We want you to share your travels with us! Maybe it’s to the beach, the mountains, a trip overseas or maybe just to grandma’s house that is on the agenda. Wherever you may be heading, be sure to bring your Community Bank debit card along for your chance to win a $1,000 […]

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Community Bank Announces New Headquarters

by Drew Hardin @ Community Bank

Community Bank is pleased to announce its plans to construct a new headquarters located in Flowood, Mississippi.  “We are proud to be a part of Rankin County, having been a member of this community for over twenty years. Community Bank is delighted to further our commitment to the area by bringing this new state of […]

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A Welcome to Laurel, America’s New Favorite Home Town

by Daniel Luter @ Community Bank

Laurel, Mississippi has been center stage over the last few months with the new hit HGTV show “Home Town” making waves. The show features Ben and Erin Napier working to restore homes in Historic Downtown Laurel. It has been a delight for the Community Bank family to watch this show come to fruition and seeing […]

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Kentucky Bank Helps Families Buy Homes

by Loren Muntz @ Kentucky Bank

Buying a home is likely to be the largest purchase someone will ever make and navigating the home buying process can be confusing. “Kentucky Bank’s mortgage lenders have the experience and know how to make the process simpler for you and help you get the best type of mortgage loan for your life. We have … Continue reading Kentucky Bank Helps Families Buy Homes

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Who Has The Best Car Insurance for Young Adults in 2018?

by Jeff Rose @ Good Financial Cents

When you’re a teenager or young adult, buying car insurance isn’t the most pleasant of experiences. On the one hand, auto insurance coverage is required for all drivers in every state in the US (except New Hampshire). On the other, teenagers and young adults pay the highest premiums for coverage. We’re going to try and... Continue Reading-->

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The Best Internet Service Providers

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4 Ways This Calculator Will Help You Choose the Right Home Improvement Loan

by Rebecca Safier @ Student Loan Hero

From installing a new roof to remodeling a bathroom, home improvement projects are bound to come up when you’re a homeowner. According to HomeAdvisor’s 2017 True Cost Survey, the average homeowner spent $5,157 on renovation projects in the past 12 months. If you don’t have home improvement money set aside in savings, you might take […]

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Online Savings Account  - High Interest & No Monthly Fees | Discover

Online Savings Account - High Interest & No Monthly Fees | Discover


Discover Bank

Online Savings Accounts from Discover Bank, Member FDIC offer high yield interest rates with no monthly balance requirements and no monthly fees.

Holding Company of Kentucky Bank Places Among Market’s Top Performing U.S. and International Companies

by Loren Muntz @ Kentucky Bank

News Release, March 7, 2016 Kentucky Bancshares, Inc. News Release Contact: Brenda Bragonier – Brenda.Bragonier@kybank.com Paris, KY – March 7, 2016 – Kentucky Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQX: KTYB) has been named to the 2016 OTCQX® Best 50, a ranking of top performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Market last year. The OTCQX Best 50 is an annual ranking of … Continue reading Holding Company of Kentucky Bank Places Among Market’s Top Performing U.S. and International Companies

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Check out our latest commercials!

by Loren Muntz @ Kentucky Bank

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The Top 10 Best Life Insurance Companies in the U.S. in 2018

by Jeff Rose @ Good Financial Cents

Sorting through life insurance policies can be frustrating and time-consuming. We've done the research for you and come up with a list of the top 10 best life insurance companies - so you can get back to enjoying life knowing your loved ones will be taken care of.

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Here Are Some Helpful Tips On How to Open a Savings Account for a Baby

Here Are Some Helpful Tips On How to Open a Savings Account for a Baby


The Balance

Here are some tips on how to open a savings account for babies with suggestions on what to look for when opening an account.

Requirements to Get Your Personal Loan Approved

by Marty Minchin @ MagnifyMoney

For the right consumers, personal loans can be a quick way to get much-needed cash for anything from a home repair to a college tuition. With the right qualifications, you can be approved for a personal loan in the morning and have the cash deposited into your account in as little as one day depending … Continue reading Requirements to Get Your Personal Loan Approved

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CIT Bank Review: High-Yield Savings and No-Penalty CD

by Jacob Lumby @ Cash Cow Couple

In our current low-interest rate economy, I’m always on the hunt for banking products that offer a competitive interest rate. With my local big bank offering a measly 0.04% interest rate on my checking account, I turned to the internet to find something better and came across several glowing reviews of CIT Bank. As many …

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Kentucky Bank, Paris, Kentucky is honored to announce it has once again earned BAUERFINANCIAL Inc.’s highest 5-Star Superior rating.

by Loren Muntz @ Kentucky Bank

CONTACT: BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc. TEL: 1.800.388.6686 FAX: 1.800.230.9569 www.bauerfinancial.com research@bauerfinancial.com 5-Star Kentucky Bank Forging Community Partnerships for 165 Years April 2016: Kentucky Bank, Paris, Kentucky is honored to announce it has once again earned BAUERFINANCIAL Inc.’s highest 5-Star Superior rating. A 5-Star rating indicates that Kentucky Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation, … Continue reading Kentucky Bank, Paris, Kentucky is honored to announce it has once again earned BAUERFINANCIAL Inc.’s highest 5-Star Superior rating.

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Marcus by Goldman Sachs Review: GS Bank Takes on Online Savings, CDs, and Personal Loans

by Lindsay VanSomeren @ MagnifyMoney

Most Americans probably think of fancy white-collar stock traders on Wall Street when they think of Goldman Sachs, a global investment firm that’s been around since the late 19th century. In recent years, Goldman made a major pivot, launching a new arm of the company called GS Bank, which would provide internet-only savings accounts to … Continue reading Marcus by Goldman Sachs Review: GS Bank Takes on Online Savings, CDs, and Personal Loans

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A Lifelong Commitment to Community Bank

by Drew Hardin @ Community Bank

Community Bank hosted our Annual Stockholder’s event in March where we reflected on 2016 and looked forward to the exciting things to come in 2017 and beyond. Each year at our annual meeting, CB’s senior management takes the opportunity to recognize our staff-owners for their outstanding achievements. This year was no different, with one of […]

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Investing in Real Estate

by Vanessa @ Cash Cow Couple

Historically, real estate has outperformed the S&P 500, making it one of the best investment vehicles around. The benefits of investing in real estate are many: real estate investors can use a mortgage to fund the purchase of investment properties, and in a good market, real estate can all but guarantee a steady cash flow. …

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PenFed Credit Union CD Rates, Checking, Savings, Money Market, and IRA Accounts

by Lindsay VanSomeren @ MagnifyMoney

PenFed Credit Union—also known as Pentagon Federal Credit Union—got its start in 1935. Since then, it has grown to become one of the largest credit unions in the country, with over 1.6 million members and $24 billion in assets. While it does offer in-person branches, anyone can also access their accounts online. Like most credit … Continue reading PenFed Credit Union CD Rates, Checking, Savings, Money Market, and IRA Accounts

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The Best Wedding Insurance

by Philip Palermo @ Reviews.com

Is an IRA right for you?

by Drew Hardin @ Community Bank

Our very own Tina Gadd explains what an IRA is and how it might be the right option for you this tax season.

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How To Protect Your Identity

by Daniel Luter @ Community Bank

As you gear up for summer – planning your vacation, kid’s activities, or even the back yard barbeque, taking steps to prevent fraud before it happens is one of best things you can do to make for a relaxing summer. 8 Fraud prevention tips: Routine review of your account activity is important. Review your monthly […]

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Can You Fund Your Business Without a Bank?

by Vanessa @ Cash Cow Couple

You already rely on bank loans for your mortgage and credit cards, so when you are ready to start your business, you are likely less than eager to look to your bank for help. Business loans through banks and similar major financial institutions are popular, but they can be difficult to acquire — especially if …

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Shop Local, Bank Local: How Small Business Owners Benefit From Partnering With A Local Bank

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

What’s your biggest concern as a business owner? If it’s related to managing your finances, then rest assured you’re not alone. The Allstate/USA Today Small Business Barometer, a survey issued to small business owners across the country, found that almost 50% of small business owners have sacrificed their own salary for the good of their business in recent months. As a business owner, you’re an ex...

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The 7 Best National Banks In America for 2018

by Jeff Rose @ Good Financial Cents

Everyone needs a safe place to stash their money, instead of burying it in the backyard (or worse, under your mattress). If you're looking for a new bank, you have hundreds of options to choose from, but every year, it seems like there are more banks who enter the market. And we know, every bank... Continue Reading-->

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Best Bank Accounts for Adults, January 2018 | Adulting

Best Bank Accounts for Adults, January 2018 | Adulting


Adulting

Choose one of these best bank accounts to handle your finances like an adult.

Cyber Security Awareness Month

by Scott Fahy @ HomeTrust Banking

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and HomeTrust wants to make sure you have all the resources you need to keep yourself protected.  As a HomeTrust customer, you may want to start by reviewing our privacy policy, security tips and other info publicly available on our website: Privacy Policy Bank Security Identify Theft and the […]

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How to Find the Best Health Savings Account

by Matt Becker @ Mom and Dad Money

Health savings accounts are a fantastic tool. They are actually the ONLY type of account that lets you save money completely tax-free. But finding a good one can be difficult. There are a lot of variables to consider and it can quickly feel overwhelming. So here are the steps I took to find the best health savings account for my personal needs.

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Everyday Banking: Checking & Savings | BECU

Everyday Banking: Checking & Savings | BECU


BECU

Great rates + no hidden fees = a better way to bank. Our personal checking and savings accounts offer benefits most traditional banks just can’t. Learn more here.

Kirk Bevan Joins HomeTrust as Branch Manager

by Scott Fahy @ HomeTrust Banking

Greenville, SC – HomeTrust Bank is pleased to announce Kirk Bevan has joined the Bank’s leadership team as Branch Manager of a Greenville, SC banking office. Bevan will manage the retail operations and sales & service staff of the office located at 499 Woodruff Road. “We’re thrilled to have Kirk at HomeTrust,” commented HomeTrust Market President […]

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Survey: 44% of Parents Feel Guilty About Not Saving Enough for College

by Andrew Pentis @ Student Loan Hero

If you paid your own way through college, you might want to give your kids the headstart you never had. In fact, 43% of parents currently saving for their child’s college education didn’t receive the same assistance from their parents, according to our survey. Yet, nearly 40% of the parents we surveyed still have student […]

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Top 5 2017 Business Challenges for Connecticut Small Businesses

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

We’re nearly a month into 2017, and like the beginning of every New Year there are business challenges both new and old that small and medium-sized businesses across the country are preparing to address (not to mention the unique obstacles that we Connecticut businesses have to overcome on a daily basis).
With the hope of encouraging everyone to start the year on an optimistic note, here are five ...

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Enhance Your Business Strategy with a Community Relations Program

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

As a community bank, our team at Union Savings Bank is a huge believer in giving back to our community, neighbors, and customers. Over the last 150 years, we’ve prioritized the donation of our time, resources and financial support to local causes and charities throughout Connecticut. Today, our community relations efforts support more than 300 non-profit organizations throughout the year.
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Discover Bank Online Savings Account Review • With $200 Bonus

Discover Bank Online Savings Account Review • With $200 Bonus


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We review the Discover Bank online savings account, offering high yield interest rates with no monthly balance requirements and no monthly fees.

Blooom: Finally, a Robo-Advisor to Help You Manage Your 401K

by Ashley Chorpenning @ PT Money

When you started your first job, were you offered a 401(k) account? And if you were, did you even know what that meant? PT's note: When I started my first big career job (nine months with KPMG out of Shreveport, LA) I never invested with the 401K! I didn't even get the match! It wasn't […]

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Online Banking Security

by Loren Muntz @ Kentucky Bank

Due to the dramatic rise in threats and the sophisticated nature of cyber-crimes, there is not one single solution for online banking security. Kentucky Bank takes numerous steps to keep your accounts and personal information safe and secure, and you also play a role in maintaining the security of your banking information. Below are some … Continue reading Online Banking Security

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Best Bank Account Interest Rates - Summary for February 6, 2018

Best Bank Account Interest Rates - Summary for February 6, 2018


Deposit Accounts

These are the days when deposit accounts can be very appealing. When stock markets are tanking, it’s nice to know that nothing is dropping in your savings...

College Savings Month

by Scott Fahy @ HomeTrust Banking

The new found independence of college can be hard! Here are a few articles and helpful hints to help get you started on your new journey. If you ever need any hands on help, come on in to a branch nearest you. Paying for College Top 10 Personal Finance Tips for College Students 6 Financial […]

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The Best Online Banks For Your Money In 2018

The Best Online Banks For Your Money In 2018


The College Investor

If you are looking to an online bank, this is the review you need to read! 🙌

The Best Extended Car Warranty

by Philip Palermo @ Reviews.com

Back-to-School Savings Just Makes ‘Cents’

by Drew Hardin @ Community Bank

As of this week, school is officially back. The excitement of a new year, new friends, and new sports seasons, often times comes with a heavy price tag. Back-to-school and back-to-college spending will reach $83.6 billion in 2017, a 10% increase over last year. The average family plans to spend an average of $688 on […]

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Best High-Interest Online Savings Accounts of 2018 | PT Money

Best High-Interest Online Savings Accounts of 2018 | PT Money


PT Money

The best high-yield online savings accounts have high interest rates. List includes Captial One 360, Ally, Discover, CIT Bank, Everbank, FNBO Direct.

HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. Reports Financial Results For The First Quarter Of Fiscal 2018

by Scott Fahy @ HomeTrust Banking

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 30, 2017  — HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTBI) (“Company”), the holding company of HomeTrust Bank (“Bank”), today announced preliminary net income of $5.6 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2017, a $1.7 million, or 45.6% increase over net income of $3.8 million for the same period a year ago. The Company’s diluted […]

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Becoming A Super Saver

by Drew Hardin @ Community Bank

We can all agree that saving is important. Don’t we all wish we had started saving a little earlier in life? Teaching our children the importance of saving early and often is something Community Bank feels is crucial to a strong financial future. By hosting events in our communities, like our recent I’m a Super […]

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The Best Spin Bikes

by Philip Palermo @ Reviews.com

David Harris Joins HomeTrust as County Executive

by Scott Fahy @ HomeTrust Banking

Asheville, NC   – HomeTrust Bank is pleased to announce that David Harris has joined HomeTrust Bank as Vice President and County Executive for the bank’s Cleveland, Gaston, Polk and Rutherford County Markets in North Carolina.  Jonathan Jobe, Senior Vice President, and Regional President, commented, “David is a proven banker and experienced leader.  He brings a […]

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The Best Exercise Bikes

by Philip Palermo @ Reviews.com

How to get the most out of your digital marketing analytics

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

“What are our marketing dollars buying us?”
If you’ve been around long enough, you’ve either asked this question about your own business or had an executive ask this question to you. Regardless of who asks the question, it’s definitely one of the biggest challenges that companies face. The correct insight can help you double-down on a successful campaign, while a wrong answer can cause you to wast...

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American Express Personal Savings Account Review

by Jim Wang @ Wallet Hacks

American Express (AMEX) is best known for their credit cards but they do much much more. Credit cards is where they started, many years ago, but now they offer bank accounts too. We know they have great perks on their credit cards, but what about their bank products? Their high yield savings account is called […]

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10 Terms Every Homebuyer Should Know

by Loren Muntz @ Kentucky Bank

Buying a home is a common undertaking for many Americans, but it’s also one of the most complicated — not to mention costly — purchases adults will ever make. It’s important to understand these 10 essential terms so you’re ready to make smart decisions with your money. Adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM): A mortgage with an interest … Continue reading 10 Terms Every Homebuyer Should Know

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3 Ways to Personalize Your Online Customer Experiences

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

An outstanding customer experience is one of the pillars of small business success, and it’s a topic we cover often here on our business blog. When we last explored best practices for standing out with a killer customer experience, one of our tips was to put a personal touch on interactions with your customers. Whether you offer gift wrapping services during the holidays or include hand-written th...

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Is Inventory Financing Right For Your Small Business?

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

One of the core challenges of running a business is ensuring you have the appropriate level of inventory to meet anticipated demand. While you may have an inventory system that times your seasonal demand cycles down to a science, securing the capital to finance your inventory is an entirely different task. Accessing credit to fund short-term inventory needs can be especially difficult if your busi...

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Groundbreaking at Mountain Housing Opportunities New Development

by Scott Fahy @ HomeTrust Banking

Asheville, North Carolina – HomeTrust Bank was proud to participate in the ground breaking ceremony for Mountain Housing Opportunities (MHO) newest affordable housing development on September 27, 2017. The development is the Lillie Farm Cove Subdivision located in Weaverville. 46 affordable homes are planned for the subdivision, of which HomeTrust made a loan to build […]

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HTB Endows Scholarship at Davidson County Community College

by Scott Fahy @ HomeTrust Banking

This scholarship fund will support students who show academic leadership and/or extracurricular excellence, with awards based strictly on merit. When asked about the scholarship, HomeTrust Market President, Bob Callicutt, said “We look forward to seeing the good this scholarship does in our community. Enabling a gifted student to get an education and give back helps […]

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The Best Online Savings Accounts in February 2018 | MagnifyMoney

The Best Online Savings Accounts in February 2018 | MagnifyMoney


MagnifyMoney

Savings accounts at 0.01% interest are nothing more than a free loan to a bank. Super charge your savings by using one of the best online savings accounts.

How to Find the Best Health Savings Account

How to Find the Best Health Savings Account


Mom and Dad Money

Finding a health savings account can be a little overwhelming. Here are the steps I took to find the best health savings account for my personal needs.

3 Programs That Help Small Business Owners Get Loans through Their Local Bank

by Jen Tomaino @ USB

It can be difficult to secure small business funding as a business owner, especially if you’re just starting out or have hit hard times. In these situations, it pays to have a relationship with your local community bank. A local rep can take the time to get to know your unique needs and recommend solutions tailored to your financial situation. When it comes to securing funding, there are a number ...

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Best Social Networks For Investors

Best Social Networks For Investors

by Robert Farrington @ The College Investor

Investing doesn't have to be an isolated activity. Check out some of the best social networks for investors so you can interact with other investors and adopt new strategies.

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Top 11 Best Online Savings Account Banks - Start Making Interest Today!

Top 11 Best Online Savings Account Banks - Start Making Interest Today!


Good Financial Cents

The industry's low interest rates don't have many excited about online savings accounts, but liquid and safe saving should still be part of your financial strategy. We outline the best accounts so that you can start earning interest today.

7 Top Questions to Ask Before Opening a Bank Account 

7 Top Questions to Ask Before Opening a Bank Account 


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 There are 7 questions to ask before opening a bank account, including what type of account you need, and what fees you’ll be charged. Let’s break it down.  

Navy Federal Credit Union Review

by Jeff Rose @ Good Financial Cents

You probably won't be surprised to hear there are over 6,000 banks and another 6,000 credit unions in the United States. You can't drive down the road without passing at least a dozen different banks. If you're looking for a new bank, it can be an overwhelming search. Each bank or credit union is going... Continue Reading-->

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Six Kentucky banks launch $150 million infrastructure fund to advance public-private partnerships

by Loren Muntz @ Kentucky Bank

Six Kentucky-based banks have joined forces to launch a $150 million infrastructure fund to support public-private partnership projects, in which state and local governments can partner with private companies to finance and build large projects that might otherwise not be possible. A press release Tuesday announced the creation of the Commonwealth Infrastructure Fund, led by … Continue reading Six Kentucky banks launch $150 million infrastructure fund to advance public-private partnerships

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Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before Getting a Mortgage

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

If you’re a small business owner who works out of your house then you’re well-acquainted with the unique challenges that face a home-based company. Whether it’s shutting out distractions from family, pets or roommates, going the extra mile to maintain a professional image, or finding ways to combat cabin fever, there are a number of obstacles you deal with on a daily basis that business owners wit...

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An In-Depth Review of Ally Bank’s Rates

by Sarah Li Cain @ MagnifyMoney

Since it spun off from General Motors auto financing in , Ally Bank has proved to be one of the best online-only banks in the industry. Like most online-only banks, Ally charges minimal fees for deposit accounts and requires low or no minimum balances. Rates on Ally’s checking, savings, CD and money market accounts are … Continue reading An In-Depth Review of Ally Bank’s Rates

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Looking to Attract (or Retain) Talent? Consider Sprucing Up Your Employee Benefits

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

Employee acquisition and retention can be tricky tasks, especially when you’re dealing with new generations that have different values and expectations about their jobs than their parents and grandparents. These challenges are perhaps most apparent in the changing landscape of employee perks and benefits, which recently made headlines in a Washington Post report about a potential tax break in the ...

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The Pros and Cons of Using a Roth IRA for College Savings

by Matt Becker @ Mom and Dad Money

While Roth IRAs are technically retirement accounts, they are incredibly flexible and they have a few characteristics that make them particularly useful for college savings, especially if you're not 100% sure you want to be saving money specifically for education. But there are some downsides too, and in this post we'll explore the pros and cons.

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3 Time Management Resolutions for the New Year

by Taylor Marcucci @ USB

What’s the biggest challenge your business will face heading into the New Year? According to a Connecticut Business and Industry Association survey, the primary challenge facing most small business owners is improving profitability and growth. The answer to solving this challenge for some business owners has been to burn the candle at both ends. Long hours might be sustainable for brief periods, p...

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Watch Out for This New Tax Scam

by KaToya Fleming @ MagnifyMoney

Tax season can be the most profitable time of year for savvy thieves. And just a week into filing season, the IRS has uncovered a new trick cybercriminals are using to scam you out of your money. The IRS warns tax preparers and consumers about a new scam in which criminals are using consumers’ account … Continue reading Watch Out for This New Tax Scam

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You’re Probably Saving Enough — You’re Just Putting It in the Wrong Place

by Zina Kumok @ Adulting

You're saving all right. You're just putting your money in the wrong place. More info.

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The Best Savings Accounts of 2018 | MyFinance

The Best Savings Accounts of 2018 | MyFinance


MyFinance.com | Personal Finance Doesn't Have to be Complicated

The best savings accounts pay up to 10x more than the average. But how do they compare to each other? Compare rates, banks, monthly minimums and more...

What Is A Margin Account And How Do You Use It?

What Is A Margin Account And How Do You Use It?

by Robert Farrington @ The College Investor

Want to buy more stock but don't have enough funds in your brokerage account? You'll need a margin account. Wondering what is a margin account and how to use it? Check out this article.

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The Future Belongs to You: Put Personal Financial Security First

by Rick Judd @ USB

Whether you’re dreaming of your own private island or a trip around the world with your favorite travel partner, chances are you’ve imagined the day when you will be able to hand over the reins of your business and begin to really enjoy the fruits of your labors. The question you should ask yourself from the first day you open your brick-and-mortar or digital business door is whether your financia...

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