Posts of Category: Financial Education

Don

File and suspend: A technique for married couples to potentially get the most out of their retirement

This is the second of our two-part series on income retirement planning. In my last blog on Social Security I mentioned a technique for married couples that is somewhat “have your cake and eat it too”.  The technique is called  Continue Reading »

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Don

Unsure when to claim Social Security benefits? Here is some information that may help in your decision

Deciding when to claim Social Security benefits is an important factor in income retirement planning. You can qualify to begin taking Social Security as early as age 62 or wait as late as age 70. You may start at any  Continue Reading »

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Matthew

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately – and we truly hope you haven’t since that doesn’t sound too comfortable – you’ve probably noticed a litany of recent headlines and news stories about data breaches. We won’t rehash the  Continue Reading »

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Lauren

Brown Bag Blues: The Return of School Lunch

Back to school has arrived in the Bergman household as we send our little man off to kindergarten. I’m feeling the stress of new schedules, catching the school bus, switching after-school providers and most surprisingly, the dread of packing lunch  Continue Reading »

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Kristen

I do or I don’t. Being a bridesmaid can come with a hefty pricetag

The phone rings, and all I can hear through the speaker is “I said yes…” In typical situations, you might ask, said yes to what? Ordering a grilled cheese for lunch? Doing someone’s laundry? However, I’ve reached the age where  Continue Reading »

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Brendan

Fruits and Vegetables: An investment in your health

What did you eat for breakfast this morning – an egg white omelet with tomato and spinach or an iced cinnamon bun? If you binged on the latter, you should probably keep reading. In honor of June being ’Fresh Fruit  Continue Reading »

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Lori R

Why I yard sale: A Susquehanna employee’s weekly hunt for hidden treasures

It’s 6 a.m. on a Saturday in May and there’s a chill in the air.  I dress for comfort and fill my travel mug to the brim with caramel swirl coffee.  Baseball cap … check.  Survival kit … check.  My  Continue Reading »

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Claudia

Susquehanna employees explain lessons learned from first jobs

Spring is in the air, which means summer is fast on its heels.  And for many teenagers, summer means their first foray into the world of work. In the short term, they are probably most excited about having their own  Continue Reading »

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Lori R

Ready for spring? This season’s harsh winter a bane for some, boon for others

If you live within Susquehanna’s footprint, you have had a rough winter. Sub-zero temperatures, ice storms, snow that just won’t quit – we have seen it all.  It’s likely that the cost of heating your home has you shaking your  Continue Reading »

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Leigh

In honor of Presidents’ Day, let’s test your knowledge of who’s on what bill

What do Presidents’ Day and the bank have in common?  No, it’s not taking the day off. It’s money.  Presidents are featured on nearly all of the coins and currency we use today. So, in honor of this Presidents’ Day,  Continue Reading »

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