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5 Tips for Budgeting as Newlyweds

Posted by Peoples Bank on Jul 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Summer wedding season is in full swing! Many couples will be sharing much more than a last name; they’ll also share a bank account. Sharing finances in marriage can be tricky. Money is not always the most romantic conversation. When you add in varying financial situations, family history, and money personalities, it’s easy to see how money is a common issue for married couples.

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Financial Literacy Starts with You

Posted by Peoples Bank on Apr 17, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Since April is Financial Literacy Month, the team at Peoples Bank wants to help you improve your financial know how. A big part of being financially literate is knowing your financial personality. Identifying your personality can help you develop strong financial habits and avoid pitfalls that can land you in financial trouble.

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How To Talk To Your Teen About Money

Posted by Peoples Bank on Feb 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Today’s world of one-click online shopping and virtual payments makes it too easy to spend money without realizing how quickly it all adds up. At times, it seems as though money comes from nowhere and for some kids, it may seem like it literally grows on trees. It’s tough enough to manage as an adult, which means that instilling healthy financial habits in your teens must be a priority.

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How To Establish An Emergency Fund

Posted by Peoples Bank on Jan 9, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Emergency funds exist to help you cover large or unexpected expenses that come up in life. Think: major car repairs, unforeseen health issues, or losing your job. If and when life hands you lemons, an emergency fund can help you get through.

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How To Set & Stick To Your Financial Goals In 2018

Posted by Peoples Bank on Dec 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

This time of year we are naturally drawn to goals. You likely have several personal goals, or resolutions, for 2018. They may center around health and fitness, your career, your relationships, but what about your financial goals?

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Youth Savings Accounts: Why Starting Now Will Pay Off Later

Posted by Peoples Bank on Oct 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When it comes to being a new parent, or even a grandparent, there are many lessons we want to pass down to our children. We want them to value their faith, their family, and their friends, among other things. But what about valuing their finances? Teaching your kids to be money smart now will pay off in a big way as they grow into adults.

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When to Take Out a Personal Loan

Posted by Peoples Bank on Jul 25, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Personal loans can cover a wide variety of financial needs, whether you're looking to fund a family vacation, begin a home remodeling project, or cover a medical emergency.

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What You Need to Know Before You Buy Your Next Car

Posted by Peoples Bank on Jun 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Whether you are buying your next vehicle or your first car - purchasing a vehicle is a big financial step. Here at Peoples Bank we want our customers to be fully prepared for the car buying process. We have created a list to help ease the process for you or your loved ones.

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5 Ways to Become a Financially Sound Millennial

Posted by Peoples Bank on Jun 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM

No matter how you define what a “millennial” is – from a child of Baby Boomers to Generation Y – one thing is certain: they’ll face their share of economic and employment challenges like every generation before them.

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How to Avoid Overdraft Fees

Posted by Peoples Bank on May 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The thought of drawing money from a checking account when the balance is below zero wouldn’t occur to most people. It happens, however, and most often unintentionally.

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