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Affordable local trips near where you live

Summer is the perfect time to take a vacation—the weather is warm, kids are out of school, and most activities and attractions are open. (Cue the tropical music, road trip vibes, and or whatever else floats your travel boat.) But it’s not always easy to get away; work, finding time to put together an itinerary, …

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Money lessons from Mom

Moms often have the best advice. Here are some top tips from Moms—from saving money to budgeting.

Financial planning for same-sex couples: 5 things to know

Financial planning is really important for all couples, but same-sex couples often face unique challenges and considerations. Whether you’re newlyweds or have been together for years, understanding how to navigate the financial landscape is key to building a secure future together. Here are five key aspects of financial planning that you and your partner should …

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5 outdoor date night ideas for summer

Summer is the perfect season to take your date night outside—warm evenings are enchanting and can feel a little bit like being on vacation. Whether it’s a new relationship or your longstanding squeeze, these five outdoor date night ideas will leave you and your partner with lasting memories. 1. Picnic under the stars Take advantage …

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We’ve saved Americans $1 billion in overdraft fees

Big news! We’ve saved members over $1 billion in overdraft fees—nearly $425 on average. Check out our monumental growth.

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Mental health checklist

Need a mental health boost? Life is busy, and it seems like often we don’t get around to taking care of our mental and emotional wellness. Here’s a checklist of things that can help you make sure you’re doing things that can help you maintain emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Here’s a complete guide to …

5 affordable mental health resources

The world is a tough place these days. There’s so much to be sad, stressed, and anxious about that taking care of our mental health is more important than ever. But it can be hard to get access to mental health resources. And the cost of therapy or counseling can be really high. Thankfully, there …

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Finding the right financial advisor: 5 mistakes to avoid

Finding a financial advisor is a big step toward securing your financial future. You’ll want to choose someone who has knowledge and experience, and also shows they can understand your personal and financial goals. This can be a complicated process, and it’s easy to miss important details. Here are five common mistakes to make sure …

summer sale patio furniture.

5 things to buy during summer for the best prices

We all know that summer means heat, backyard barbecues, and beach days. But did you know it’s also the ideal time to find some of the year’s best shopping bargains? From outdoor gear to back-to-school essentials, if you know what to buy and when, you can score some solid summer sale savings. Here are 5 …

affordable summer activities: outdoor movie night.

10 ways to rock summer without sweating your budget

Summer is the perfect time to do just about anything outside. But it’s surprising how much some activities can cost, for admission and tickets, or sometimes gear you need to buy in order to participate. But don’t worry—there are plenty of fun things to do that are free or cost very little. Here are some …

Got too many credit cards? 5 warning signs

Credit cards are convenient, for sure… but they can be a double-edged sword. Having too many can get you into financial trouble. But how many credit cards is too many? Here are five warning signs that could mean you have more credit cards than you should. 1. You’re struggling to keep track of payment dates …

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Golf on a budget: 5 ways to save

Golf has a rep for being an expensive sport, with all the gear, greens fees, cart rentals… But don’t be scared off! Whether you’re just starting out or looking for ways to cut costs, here are some ways to save some green when you’re on the green. 1. Pre-loved clubs: buy ‘em used First things …

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