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TEG Retirement & Advisory Services- Financial Fitness Checklist Workshop

Checklist with Blue Pen TEG Retirement & Advisory Services- Financial Fitness Checklist Workshop

This checkup covers all the important aspects of your life: family, goals, business or work, health, money, estate, retirement, and your future. It can help you identify those areas that could use some attention. After you’ve finished the checkup, taking steps now to improve your […]

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How Much You Can Borrow With A Personal Loan: Guide + Calculator | TEG FCU

personal loan guide and calculator How Much You Can Borrow With A Personal Loan: Guide + Calculator | TEG FCU

Personal loans are an extremely versatile financial tool. However, many borrowers aren’t sure how much personal loan they can get. Every financial situation is unique. Plus, many factors go into how much you can borrow. Understanding some quick and easy basics will give you an […]

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IRS Reveals List of “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams for 2020

IRS Dirty Dozen Scams IRS Reveals List of “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams for 2020

Each year, the IRS publishes the “Dirty Dozen,” a list of tax scams most prevalent during that year’s tax season. This year, with COVID-19 pushing off the federal tax deadline to July 15, the IRS held off publishing the list until early July, and of […]

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How to Read a Paystub

How to Read Your Paystub How to Read a Paystub

Having your paycheck directly deposited into your checking account can be super-convenient, but it can also lead to being unfamiliar with your paystub. It’s important to review your paystub occasionally to check for possible errors and review the deductions, as your accountant suggests. No worries, […]

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My Savings has Been Wiped Clean; How can I Replenish it?

Hand holding a pen typing on calculator My Savings has Been Wiped Clean; How can I Replenish it?

Q: The last few months have been really tough on my finances, and I’ve been forced to use my savings for getting by. My emergency fund and savings account are basically zero. Now that my financial situation is starting to improve, I’d like to start […]

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5 Ways to Pay off a Loan Early

5 Ways to pay off a loan early 5 Ways to Pay off a Loan Early

If you’re like most Americans, you probably owe money toward a large loan. Whether that means carrying thousands of dollars in credit card debt, having a hefty mortgage in your name or making car loan payments each month, loan debt is part of your life. […]

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TEG Retirement & Advisory Services- Webinar: Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness Webinar TEG Retirement & Advisory Services- Webinar: Financial Wellness

Please join us on Thursday, June 25th for a conversation on Financial Wellness: Guidance for Each Stage of Life. Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:00 PM Featuring Jackie Wilke, Advisor Consultant Join us with special guest, Jackie Wilke, Advisor Consultant at First Trust Portfolios L.P.. With […]

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Why Does my Credit Score Matter?

Why is my credit score important? Why Does my Credit Score Matter?

Your credit score is made up of three numbers, serving as an indicator of your financial history, wellness and responsibility. These three little numbers can spell the difference between approval and rejection for a mortgage, a job, a rental unit and so much more. We […]

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Yes, You Should Be Prepared to Negotiate Salary

the-best-ways-to-loan-money-to-friends-and-family[1] Yes, You Should Be Prepared to Negotiate Salary

How often do job seekers speak up to secure a better package? Staffing firm Robert Half recently asked this question of professionals, and the results were interesting. For instance, 39 percent of workers tried to negotiate a higher salary with their last job offer. Among people […]

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More Americans Are Buying Groceries Online

shopping More Americans Are Buying Groceries Online

Online grocery shopping continues to rise in popularity, according to a new survey from Unata, a provider of digital solutions for grocers. In 2018, 36% of U.S. consumers plan to shop online for groceries, which is up from 22% of those who shopped online in […]

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Biz Owners Need a Succession Plan

Retire Biz Owners Need a Succession Plan

Over 70 percent of business owners polled in a recent survey for insurer Nationwide noted that they are not planning to retire, don’t know when they’ll retire or do not plan to retire for 11 years or more. This isn’t a good thing, since business […]

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IRS warns of potential surge in fake CEO phishing scam

Dont Take the Bait Graphic IRS warns of potential surge in fake CEO phishing scam

* This article and image was written by Don’t Mess With Taxes and published online on January 19, 2018. With the official start of the 2018 tax filing season just more than a week away, folks have been collecting important tax statements they’ll need to file their returns. […]

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Financial Tips for Single Parents

Child Learning with her mom Financial Tips for Single Parents

Single parenting brings unique budgeting challenges. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that it costs an estimated $241,080 for a middle-income couple to raise a child to age 18 – and many single parents shoulder that responsibility alone. Even with adequate child support, it’s smart […]

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Keeping Friends And Finances: How To Deal With Financially Challenging Friendships

Friend Finances Keeping Friends And Finances: How To Deal With Financially Challenging Friendships

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. But some friends can be a serious drain on your savings. If you recognize these kinds of people in your life, it’s hard to know what to do. Here are several examples of financially dangerous friends and […]

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