FINANCIAL PLANNING BASICS

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The first step to revamping your finances is to plan. We’ve compiled a few practical, manageable tips to help grow your savings and work towards financial stability. START AN EMERGENCY FUND Hope for the best, but plan for the worst- that’s where an emergency fund comes in. Even if it’s just a few dollars a […]

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HOW TO STOP LIVING PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK

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Living paycheck to paycheck is more common than you may think. According to this website, over 65% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck and would struggle to get by if their paycheck was delayed by a week. Why is living this way dangerous? And if it’s so bad, how do we stay away from it? Keep […]

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WHY YOU SHOULD BANK LOCAL

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You’ve heard big banks advertise their services all over the world, but most consumers don’t realize all of the benefits that come with banking local. When it comes to customer service, banking fees and ethical choices, banking local is the smart choice, and we’ll tell you why. GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE Because local banks have less […]

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IRA FAQS: FIND YOUR ANSWERS

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Retirement may seem far away or coming soon to you. Either way, you likely have some questions as many people do. Today, we will tackle some of the most common questions. WHAT IS AN IRA? IRA stands for Individual Retirement Account. The purpose of it is to help people save for retirement through their paychecks. […]

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10 SAVING RESOLUTIONS TO MAKE THIS YEAR

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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 […]

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HOW TO BOOST YOUR RETIREMENT SAVINGS

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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 […]

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KICK OFF THE NEW YEAR WITH THESE SAVINGS TIPS

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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 […]

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BEST WAYS TO CREATE A MONEY GOAL FOR 2020

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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 […]

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HOW TO SET UP YOUR HOLIDAY BUDGET

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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 […]

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6 WAYS TO DITCH YOUR BAD MONEY HABITS

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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? […]

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RAINY DAY FUND: 5 WAYS TO SAVE FOR UNEXPECTED EVENTS

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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 […]

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6 WAYS TO TRAVEL LIKE A MINIMALIST AND SAVE MONEY

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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, […]

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