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Money savvy families put tax refunds to work

STILLWATER, Okla. (Feb. 14, 2018) – Despite the dread that visits annually during tax season, many Oklahomans often anticipate receiving a refund.
College students should budget, too

Wed, Jul 26, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – It is true, college students are not known for having a lot of money, but that does not take away the need for a budget. In fact, it may be even more important to know how much is coming in and going out of the bank account.

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Plan ahead to manage back-to-school costs

Thu, Jul 20, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – While Oklahoma students enjoy the last few weeks of summer, another school year is fast approaching, and that means the annual back-to-school shopping frenzy is on the very near horizon.

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Checking your credit after the holidays

Mon, Dec 12, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – It is hard enough to think about what is going to happen during the always hectic holiday season, let alone what to do after the wrapping paper stops flying and the refrigerator is bursting with leftovers. However, one task that should be at the top of everyone’s post-holiday to-do list is checking their credit report.

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Shopping safely online during the holidays

Thu, Nov 10, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – There are lots of advantages to shopping online – no lines, a broader range of product options and, in some cases, the best pricing. Following a few important precautions this holiday season will help make shopping from your computer or tablet as hassle free as possible.

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Watch your wallet during the shopping season

Thu, Nov 10, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – Unfortunately, thieves and fraudsters are as much a part of the holidays as brightly colored packages, sweet treats and warm family gatherings. That means shoppers need to keep a sharp eye out for those less interested in hunting up the perfect gift and more intent on stalking wallets and purses.

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Planning is key to successfully meeting savings goals

Thu, Feb 18, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – Is the lack of green in your pocket making you blue? Jump starting your savings can be a challenge, but it is not impossible.

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Financial resolutions for the New Year

Thu, Dec 17, 2015

STILLWATER, Okla. – The realm of New Year’s resolutions is limitless: Spend more time with the family. Lose weight. Read more. But, what about your money?

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Shopping safely online

Thu, Dec 10, 2015

STILLWATER, Okla. – It is almost crunch time for consumers doing their holiday shopping online, especially if they want to avoid hassles such as overnight shipping charges or potentially late-arriving gifts.

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Monitor your money closely during the shopping season

Wed, Dec 02, 2015

STILLWATER, Okla. – While you are out hunting for the perfect gifts, beware of those who could be taking advantage of the season of giving by stalking your money.

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Choosing the right insurance plan for your family

Fri, Nov 20, 2015

STILLWATER, Okla. – With insurance enrollment deadlines for Medicare and the Health Insurance Marketplace quickly approaching, many consumers across Oklahoma and the nation are faced with important decisions that could have lasting consequences. So, how should you go about making the best choice?

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