Posts of Category: Financial Education


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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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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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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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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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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When is the best time of year to buy furniture, sneakers, dishware and other items? Check out this list.

Did you know April is one of the best times of the year buy sneakers?  And May is the best time to buy a refrigerator or a mattress? Maybe you knew that, but I had no clue! I consider myself  Continue Reading »

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Gifts for your children’s teachers? It doesn’t have to break the bank.

Each year, I struggle with the thought of Christmas gifts for my children’s teachers.  Do I get gifts for them or not – that is the question? I haven’t always given gifts to them, but, but last year I had  Continue Reading »

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November is National Adoption Month: For those considering adoption, help may be available

What do actress Melissa Gilbert of Little House on the Prairie fame and Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas have in common?  They were both adopted.    So was figure skater Scott Hamilton, as well as Apple founder Steve Jobs.   You probably know  Continue Reading »

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