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  • Heading Off to College

    Get the Most from Your College Degree
    Find a college major that fits your personal and financial goals.
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    Understanding How to Budget
    Smart money-management starts with responsible spending in college.
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    Three Ways to Finance a College Education
    Let's review three common methods for paying for a college education.
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    The Top 5 Money Saving Tips for College Students
    Follow our top five money saving tips for students to stay financially sound.
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  • Moving Out On Your Own

    Should You Buy or Rent Your Residence?
    Emotional and financial factors will dictate which decision is best for you.
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    Examine Your Transportation Options
    If you can walk more and drive less, your savings and health will improve.
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  • Starting Your First Job

    Understanding Investment Options for Retirement
    It’s never too early to start laying the financial foundation for your retirement.
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    Calculate Your Net Worth
    Keep tabs on your spending and savings habits to ensure you’re on track toward your goals.
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  • Buying a House

    Separating Needs from Wants
    Smart house-shopping starts with defining these categories.
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    Which Mortgage is Right for You?
    Fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgages impact you differently.
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    Buying Your First Home
    Great tips for first-time homebuyers.
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    Five Benefits of a Credit Union Mortgage
    Find out about KeyPoint's advantages.
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  • Starting a Family

    Safeguarding Your Family with Insurance
    Protecting your family and your assets adequately is part of a good financial plan.
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    Saving for Education Expenses
    529 plans and Coverdell ESAs offer opportunities to save for qualified school expenses.
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  • Facing a Medical Crisis

    Health Savings Accounts and Flexible Spending Accounts
    Tax-free savings options provide a cushion against unexpected medical expenses.
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    Estate Planning Requires Careful Consideration
    These important legal documents will ensure your interests are protected.
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  • Retirement

    Living Within a Budget
    Take steps to ensure your savings can provide for you throughout retirement.
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    Maintain a Diversified Portfolio
    A balanced investing approach for the short term and near future will benefit you.
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  • Banking at a Credit Union

    How Credit Unions Work
    Find out how a credit union works, and why you should join!
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    Are Credit Unions Here to Stay?
    Find out how fast credit union membership is growing, and where credit unions are headed in the future.
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    How To Navigate The U.S. Banking System: A Guide For Expats
    Follow our easy to use guide to ensure you are getting the best banking service.
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  • Securing your Information

    How to Protect Your Banking Info Online
    Find out what you can do to help prevent fraud.
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  • Leveraging Your Home’s Value

    The Pros and Cons of Tapping Your Home Equity
    Get our help in deciding whether seeking a home equity loan or home equity line of credit is the best decision for your particular situation.
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