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Beating Wallet Drain: ConneXfactor 2018

For six months, Connex Credit Union will be working closely with five participants to see who can become the most fiscally fit to win a $3,000 grand prize. Each participant has been paired with a Connex Financial Advocate who will offer

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For Retirement, Income Matters as Much as Savings

For Retirement, Income Matters as Much as Savings A recent poll of pre-retirees suggests that truth risks being ignored. Provided by William DeBille Steady income or a lump sum? Last year, financial services firm TIAA asked working Americans: if you

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The Science of Saving

The Science of Saving   Saving your money isn’t always easy, especially when you don’t have a lot to spare. After paying all your usual expenses, there may be very little “fun” money at the end of the month. When

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Teach Your Children How to Save

Teach Your Children How to Save To help your children get into the savings habit, start by having them cut out pictures of something they’d like to have someday and post the images where they’ll see them often. Then help

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5 Ways to Save Money as a College Student

5 Ways to Save Money as a College Student As a college student, you most likely have a limited income that is paired with many expenses. There are many ways to limit these expenses, even the ones that are necessary

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5 Quick Tips for Saving Money on Spring Break

5 Quick Tips for Saving Money on Spring Break Saving money while on spring break may be tough, but it is doable! Here are some quick tips to ensure you don’t burn a hole in your pocket! Set a budget.

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Keep the Change

Keep the Change, Ya Filthy Animal! One of the easiest ways to save money is to keep any change you find every day in a jar or piggy bank. By doing this, I personally gathered about $45 between June 2017

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