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  • February 10, 2020

    Start the year out strong so you can finish the end of next year with a bang! These are some of our favorite savings resolutions that are great for novice savers or experts! 1. Start with the emergency fund. The first step you should take this year is to make steps to build up an emergency fund. Don’t let the unexpected set you painfully back in your budget and even from your ability to pay bills. Seventy eight percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck and cannot afford to have a

  • January 13, 2020

    Looking to boost your retirement savings? Look no further! Here are some tips on how to do just that! Step Up the 401(k) If your company is matching your 401(k), make sure you take advantage of this now! Once you have established this for a year, consider ramping up your percentage by 1. Every other year or so, increase the percentage. Because you are increasing it at a slow rate, it’s unlikely that you will really notice it month to month, but you’ll love seeing your account grow.  Don’t

  • January 6, 2020

    2020 is here and here are our favorite savings tips to help you kick off the new year! Start saving for retirement. Starting to save for retirement now will be crucial in how much money you’re able to spend in the following years. The closer you get to retirement, the more you’ll have to put away if you haven’t started saving in earlier years. Making sure you find other ways to help your retirement fund grow will be in your best interest. If your employer will match up to

  • November 4, 2019

    With just a little work, you can map out your financial goals for the upcoming year. When it comes to money, it can seem overwhelming or tricky to know where to begin. Luckily, Axiom Bank is here to help! We’ve come up with some of our favorite ways you can create your money goal for 2020. Figure Out Your Finances The first step you should take is to calculate how much income you bring in each month after expenses. You may feel that you have a good estimate, but once you start racking

  • October 25, 2019

    Each year, the holidays add a little more debt onto Americans. Last year, the average debt incurred per person was around $1,000. Because of this statistic, we want to help make sure you’re prepared financially. It’s never too early to start deciding what your holiday budget will be so that you aren’t fretting over overwhelming debt in the new year. If you haven’t set up a budget before, the holidays are a perfect place to start.  1. Start with what you have.  Every

  • October 18, 2019

    Too many Americans have poor money habits. Do you resonate with this in the way you spend and think about money? Perhaps you were never taught financial literacy in school like many others. However, there’s no time better than the present to start learning, so why not learn it from the experts at Axiom Bank? These are tried and true ways to say goodbye to bad money habits.  Track Your Spending It’s easy to overspend if we don’t really know that we are overspending. If

  • July 31, 2019

    You can’t plan on what bad times will come your way, but you can unfortunately count on the fact that there will be a bad day in your future that can impact your bottom line. Make it a little less painful by preparing for the costs ahead of time! Here are some creative ways you can start saving today for unexpected events. 1. Know What The Fund Is For Don’t start a big life adjustment if you don’t really understand the purpose behind it. This is true of just about every big

  • June 12, 2019

    If you’ve been putting off travel because you think it’s too expensive, think again! The new minimalism trend is taking off - more than the tiny houses you’ve seen. They are proving to be a helpful mindset and strategy for travelers. Here’s the inside scoop of how to cut costs on your next trip. Plan, Plan, Plan One undervalued trait that minimalists have is the ability to plan ahead. As enticing as a spur of the moment trip may be, that can often lead to even more unexpected

  • March 29, 2019

    Being busy doesn’t mean you have to abandon your budget. Thanks to technology, there are endless ways to enhance your savings techniques. Axiom Bank compiled a list of the latest and greatest budgeting apps of 2019! AxiomGO AxiomGO combines a powerful mobile app with a digital checking account and EMV MasterCard® debit card that puts you in control of your finances anywhere, any time. It was built to, well… GO. Whatever you need to do – check your balance, pay a friend

  • March 29, 2019

    The grass is always greener on the other side of winter, but is your bank account? Make the most out of your spring by boosting your savings. All it takes is an idea and some creativity to make some green this spring! Skip the Gym Of course your health should take top priority in all seasons. However, it’s great to switch up your routine, not only for your health but potentially for your wallet! Now that the weather is warming up, you can look for some alternatives for working out. A

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