Posts of Category: Financial Education

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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Amy

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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Amy

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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Claudia

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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guest

Scarier than Halloween: Cybersecurity attacks

Take a walk outside tonight and there’s a good chance you’ll find ghouls, goblins, vampires and maybe even zombies roaming the streets. Hey, it’s Halloween. These things happen. But potentially more frightening are threats inside your computer.  As October is  Continue Reading »

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Facing Financial Fears on Friday the 13th

Do you catch the ‘creeps’ on Friday the 13th? Even if superstition isn’t your thing, it’s tough to avoid the sense of fear that lingers. This Friday is the first occurrence of the dreaded day this year and I’m sure  Continue Reading »

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Amy

Who says romance is dead? It’s National Resurrect Romance Week!

Valentine’s Day was almost six months ago – the chocolates have been eaten, the flowers are long gone, the busyness of summer has set in, and you can’t even remember when you had a night out. Maybe it was Valentine’s  Continue Reading »

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Amy

Banking through the decades: Tips for your 20s, 30s and beyond

My parents opened a savings account for me shortly after I was born to deposit any money I received from birthdays to babysitting jobs.  I opened my first checking account after I started my first ‘real’ job at 16. After  Continue Reading »

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Claudia

Financial should-haves and could-haves: What are yours?

I should have… If only I would have… Why did I EVER…? Do you find yourself looking at your savings account, 401(k) balance, checkbook and wonder where your paycheck went and what happened to your nest egg?

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