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This Year, Stuff Your Turkey AND Your Wallet!

Posted by Peoples Bank on Nov 15, 2018 9:00:00 AM

It’s no secret that one of the happiest times of the year also has a reputation for being one of the most expensive times of the year. If you’ve ever hosted Thanksgiving, you know better than anyone that it doesn’t take long for your grocery shopping bill to get out of hand if not planned for carefully.

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5 Easy Money-Saving Tips for Families on a Budget

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

As a parent, you know better than anyone that every dollar counts. Money trees don't exist, but the cost of raising children is enough to make you wish that you had a dozen. Whether you have a small family or a large clan, making even the smallest adjustments can result in huge payoffs in the long run.

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Managing Allowances In The Digital Age

Posted by Peoples Bank on Aug 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Study after study shows that the earlier we introduce our children to certain topics about money, the more likely they are to make smart financial choices as adults. Many parents choose to give their children a modest amount of money, or an allowance, to help them learn about managing their own finances.

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How to Stretch Your Money on Vacation This Year

Posted by Peoples Bank on Jun 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Summer is in full swing and the vacation countdown is on! While summer travel is a great experience for families, it can also be a source of overspending. It’s important to remember every little thing adds up when it comes to spending.

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5 Things First-Time Home Buyers Need to Know

Posted by Peoples Bank on May 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Are you thinking about settling down and buying your first home? Congratulations! And, you’ve come to the right place. The process can be overwhelming for first-time home buyers, but we’re here to help you get organized.

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Four Steps to Financially Preparing for a New Baby

Posted by Peoples Bank on Mar 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Babies are a big step! How do you prepare yourself and your family financially? It’s never too early, but the ideal time to start planning for a new addition to your family is somewhere between a positive pregnancy test and posting the perfect announcement on social media.

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A Mobile Wallet Offers More Ways to Pay with Peoples Bank

Posted by Peoples Bank on Mar 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM
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Prioritize Your Savings Goals

Posted by Peoples Bank on Jan 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you’ve set out to improve your financial health this year, you’re in the right place. A key factor to good financial health is a robust savings plan. But, where do you start? What is most important? Start by examining your personal or family goals and align your savings strategy from there.

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Holiday Budgeting Tips for The Last Minute Shopper

Posted by Peoples Bank on Dec 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

It’s true, the best way to save money for holiday shopping is to plan ahead. But, it’s not the only way. We get it, we have very busy lives. The good news is that you don't have to blow the budget, or worse go into debt, just because you procrastinated. You just need to adjust your budgeting strategy. These tips will help you.

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7 Ways to Save Even More for Your Down Payment

Posted by Peoples Bank on Oct 24, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Thinking about a down payment can put a damper on your quest to live the American Dream and purchase your first home. The average down payment for a home is around 20% of the total cost. To some, that seems like quite a bit of money to have in one place (hopefully your bank account), at one time. But, determining how much you’re going to need is the first step to getting there. The next step is to determine your time frame. How soon are you looking to purchase? Next up, stop panicking. Here are few ways you can save money for a down payment.

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