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No matter your life stage, managing your personal finances is one of the most important things you can do. Whether buying a home, paying off student loans, or tackling some other financial feat, the information here can help you along the way.

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In many families, talking about money can be difficult, and in some cases, almost taboo. Here are a few ideas that may help you start your child off...

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College students on campus August

Heading to college this fall? Summer may have just started but it is never too early to think about back to school savings.

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Lady handing over a check March

Its tax season again. Are you filing your first income tax this year? Have you filed for the last 20 years and think you’re a tax pro? For first...

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ATM Skimming April

ATM skimming is not a new or creative concept. all before the bank or the customer realizes it and deactivates the card.

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wedding planning March

The proposal was perfect. Now it’s time to plan the wedding. Setting a realistic budget is a smart first step.

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Filing Taxes Jan

Filing your income tax returns may sound frightening, but if you take a deep breath and do your research, you may find it is not as scary as it...

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holiday financial stress December

If you’re like many people, the holidays cause more financial stress than any other time of year.

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ebanking June

If you're reading this article online, you're probably at least somewhat tech-savvy. But when it comes to digital banking, you might be missing...

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The school year is winding down and temperatures are warming up. That can only mean one thing: summer vacation.

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College is in your rearview mirror, and you're about to enter the working world.

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College graduation marks the end of one chapter and the beginning of another.

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graduation May

Samantha Chesney joined the Corporate Cash Management Team at Provident Bank in 2015 as a summer intern. She was subsequently hired for a...

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Smart Money Management Before Going Back To School September

The end of summer inevitably means a mailbox overflowing with back-to-school sale advertisements.

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FDIC Cybersecurity Guide To Bank Customers March

FDIC Publishes a Bank Customer's Guide to Cybersecurity

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Spring Clean Your Finances - Finance Services May

How to "Spring Clean" Your Finances. Spring is finally here! It’s time to open up the windows, let in some fresh air, & de-clutter your finances.

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Tips For Buying A Home - First Time Home Buyer Loans April

Buying a Home? 3 Tips You Need to Know. Spring is here and potential new homebuyers are noticing FOR SALE signs swinging from posts in...

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Financial Advice For Teenager- Savings Account April

How to "Have the Talk" With Your Teens about Money. It’s a rite of passage…your teenager got his or her first paycheck. Now what?

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Wedding Planning Financial Tips - Savings and Checking Account March

10 Tips for Financial Wedding Planning. Since wedding planning can be a stressful time for the couple and their families alike, here are 10 tips...

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Manage Savings To Conquer A Colossal Feat February

When in Rome: 3 Steps to Conquering a Colossal Feat. Here are 3 steps that can help you overcome whatever it is that is stopping you from...

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Tips To Manage Your Money February

5 Tips to Mange Your Money in 2015. We decided to boil it down to the five most important principles to think about when managing your money in...

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Debt Management for Young Adults November

Debt Management for Young Adults. Once again, it's that time of year when young people have just headed off to college, some for the first time....

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Financial Suggestions For Keeping Pets November

A Paws-itive Investment: Financial Planning for Your First Adopted Pooch (Part II). Just HOW much is that doggie in the window? Part II is here!

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