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Kids Community Day in Gresham

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Join us for our first ever Kids Community Day at our Gresham Branch. We will have fun, interactive financial games to help teach financial literacy to our youth (ages 10-15 years old). Saturday, September 28, 2019.

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10 Fall Home Maintenance Tips

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As winter approaches, there are some things you can do on the inside and outside of your home to protect your investment, save money, and keep your family comfortable. Best of all, these ten tips are quick and easy to complete on your own or with a professional.

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Bulking Up: Pro Tips for Buying in Bulk

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Buying in bulk can have great financial benefits, but if not done right, you can find yourself wasting money instead of saving it. To be a successful bulk shopper, all it takes is a little planning. Here are our do’s and don’ts for bulk shopping:

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Raising Money Smart Kids

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One of the most important gifts you can give your children is an understanding of how to manage money. We all want our kids to be financially-savvy adults one day, but it’s become increasingly difficult in today’s swag culture. Here are some things you can do to ensure your child grows up with a basic understanding of financial management:

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Life Insurance 101

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Nothing says “love” like life insurance because you are making sure the financial needs of those you love are taken care of even after you are gone. Because life insurance is a key part of your financial plan, it’s important to make a smart, informed decision before purchasing coverage. Consider the following questions when shopping for the right fit for you and your loved ones.

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Keep Your Accounts Safe Following a Data Breach

Protecting Your Online Security

The latest data breach in the news serves as a reminder to everyone to remain vigilant by protecting your personal information to reduce the risk of fraud or identity theft. If you believe that your personal information has been compromised due to a data breach or another form of identity theft, there are some steps you can take to limit the potential damage.

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The New Psychology of Spending

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Many of us understand that personal finances are much more than income and expenses. Our spending habits, which directly impact our personal bottom line, are also affected by our emotions, values, and desires. This is known as the “psychology of spending.” Learn more about making a move from maximizing to minimizing spending.

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BalanceTrack "Stay on Track" Summer Contest

Did you know that you could win $500, while you strengthen your financial health? Presented by our partner in financial education, BALANCE, “Stay on Track” offers our BalanceTrack users the chance to win $500 and/or one of three $100 gift cards!

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