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How to Protect Yourself from Common Scams
Security, Protecting Your Finances, Online Banking
Some scams go right for your money; others try to get you to part with personal information – like account numbers, Social Security numbers, passwords, and personal identification numbers (PINs). Find out what you should look for and how to protect yourself.
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End-of-the-Year Money Moves
Wealth Management, Protecting Your Finances, SFA
What has changed for you in 2019? Did you start a new job or leave a job behind? Did you retire? Did you start a family? Even if your year has been relatively uneventful, the end of the year is still a good time to get cracking and see where you can manage your tax bill and/or build a little more wealth. 
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Wealth Management Isn’t Just for the Wealthy
Financial Freedom, Protecting Your Finances, SFA
If you think you need a huge savings account or be close to retirement to work with the financial advisors located here at the credit union –  you’re mistaken.  It’s never too early to start planning your financial future. No matter your age or income level, our financial advisors will work with you to create a plan to help you meet your goals.
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Why Women Need Life Insurance
Financial Planning, Protecting Your Finances, SFA, Family
Today, women have more financial responsibilities than ever before. How will your family or loved ones manage financially if you die? Whether you are single, married, employed, or a stay-at-home mom, you probably need life insurance. At the very least, life insurance can help pay for the costs of funeral and burial services, estate administration, outstanding debts, estate taxes, and the uninsured expenses of a final illness.
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Retirement Account Rollovers
Retirement, Protecting Your Finances, Financial Planning, SFA
A rollover is the movement of funds from one retirement savings vehicle to another. You may want to make a rollover for any number of reasons — your employment situation has changed, you want to switch investments, or you've received death benefits from your spouse's retirement plan. There are two possible ways that retirement funds can be rolled over.
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YOUR YEAR-END FINANCIAL CHECKLIST
Financial Planning, Protecting Your Finances, SFA
Seven aspects of your financial life to review as the year draws to a close. Find out what you should check off your list.
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