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  • Fall Financial Refresh

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    Summer is winding down and many people are gearing up for apple season, pumpkin everything and changing leaves! Before you run out to enjoy the cool fall weather, now is a good time to evaluate your annual financial goals. A lot can happen throughout the year. Don’t wait until December to see if you’ve reached your goals - check in on your progress (or lack thereof) now.

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  • Jazz for a Cause supporting Hope Village

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    Thank you to everyone who attended our first ever Jazz for a Cause to benefit Hope Village. 

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  • Yes, you need a budget! 5 steps to make it happen.

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    A budget is a plan for your money to help you achieve your financial goals. Whether you are trying to make ends meet, save for a house, pay off a credit card, or just set aside money for a fun activity a budget can help you.

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  • Home Buying 101

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    What to know before you buy.

    Whether you are buying your first home or second it can be an exhilarating, yet intimidating life event. Purchasing a home is one of the largest financial expenditures most people will make in their lifetime. As a result, it’s critical to understand your finances and the home buying process before making your offer.

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  • How to choose a bank for your business.

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    Questions for conducting bank interviews beyond the rates.

    You’ve created your business plan and are trying to figure out how to choose the right bank for your business. The majority of banks offer similar products, rates and banking services. So, what questions should you be asking when you conduct interviews of local banks and bankers for your business?

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  • Business bank accounts: What you need to open one.

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    Pro tip: Your side hustle needs a bank account too!

    Whether you are starting a million-dollar business venture or hoping to make $500 on your side hustle this year you should have a business bank account.

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  • Business 101: How to make your business idea happen.

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    How to kick off a viable business idea.

    You have a great idea for a product or service that you want to launch into a successful business! Now you are wondering what should I do next to make this idea a reality. Here are five components to help you start on the right foot.  

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  • What is a personal financial statement.

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    What’s your net worth and why does it matter?

    Net worth is a term you hear in the news when they discuss wealthy people but, news flash, everyone has a net worth and it is important to know yours. A simple way to find your net worth is to create a personal financial statement (PFS).

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