WHY CHOOSE A LOCAL BANK?

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Whether in bustling cities or the rural Midwest, community banks improve lives in the communities they serve. According to the ICBA, community banks make up 96 percent of all banking institutions in the country. If you haven’t made the switch to a local bank yet, here are just a few reasons why you may want […]

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6 STEPS TO IMPROVE YOUR FINANCES

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Staying on top of your finances can prove challenging, especially when bills, debt, daily expenses and saving come into play. Finding your way to financial freedom takes time which is why Axiom Bank has compiled a few steps you can take to improve your finances. COUPON LIKE CRAZY Some people always pay full price for […]

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BE A SUPER SAVER: OUT OF THE BOX FRUGALITY TIPS

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What’s the secret to having a large savings account? Spending less money is, of course, a simplified answer. But what does that look like in your daily life? We have gathered some out of the box tips that you may have not considered before. Get ready for ideas that will challenge your spending in a […]

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MONEY MANAGEMENT FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

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If you’re fortunate, your parents may have taught you how to save your allowance or a certain percentage of each paycheck. However, if those skills weren’t taught to you or you just plain didn’t listen, we are here to help you at the beginning of your financial journey as an adult! Stay tuned for some […]

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SAVING FOR RETIREMENT IN YOUR 30’S

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Congratulations, after your roaring twenties, you have made it to the thriving thirties. Unfortunately, with another candle added to the cake comes another responsibility. People in their thirties have a very high amount of expenses from a house payment to the cost of little ones, which is why we wanted to offer the following solutions […]

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FAQS ABOUT IRAS

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An IRA is an individual retirement account that is used as a tool for people to earn and earmark funds for retirement savings. Retirement may seem far away, but the earlier you start to save, the better off you’ll be! These accounts can hold more money than any other type of retirement account. You have flexibility when […]

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HOLIDAY HACKS FOR SAVING MONEY

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Shopping for the holiday season can get expensive especially with gifts for the whole family and hosting traditional holiday parties. Luckily, this holiday season we are offering you 5 top-notch money saving hacks so you save more than you spend! Be a Thrift Store Champ – When you shop at thrift stores, you can find inexpensive […]

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HOLIDAY SAVINGS PLAN

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The holidays are upon us! Have you put together a savings plan? With all of the expenses hitting you at once, it’s important to have a plan of action. With the following tips and tricks, you can keep your holiday shopping merry and bright. Make a List Create a comprehensive list of every expense you […]

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5 FUN MONEY CHALLENGES TO TRY

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Finding different ways to save can be tough, however, we want to encourage you to stay on track and jumpstart your finances. With these fun money challenges, you can motivate yourself to become the savvy saver we know you can be! 1.   52 Week Face Off Instead of changing your spending habits overnight, try this […]

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HOW TO SAVE FOR A HOUSE DOWN PAYMENT

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If you’re looking to buy a house, having a larger down payment will reduce financial stress in the long run. However, in order to put a larger sum of money down, you will need to take the right steps to save. Follow these 5 steps and you will be on your way to owning your […]

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HOW MUCH MONEY DO YOU NEED TO RETIRE?

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It can be difficult to figure out how much money you need to be able to enjoy a comfortable retirement because a true monetary amount is different for everyone. It depends on factors such as where you’ll live, how healthy you are, and what you want to achieve in retirement. For example: travel or buy […]

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JUMPSTARTING YOUR CHILD’S TUITION SAVINGS: HOW MUCH TO SAVE

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You only want the best for your child – but how much does the best cost? Figuring out the amount of money to begin putting away for your child’s tuition can be tough. Yes, they will be able to contribute, but it doesn’t hurt to help them get the educational future they deserve. That’s why […]

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