Penny Pinchers - Saving Tips

by Austin Bank 10. April 2013 09:37
My great-grandma always used to say a penny saved is a penny earned. And she was right! While I don't re-use plastic sandwich baggies like she did, I do practice a few money-saving habits that help me find an extra $50 or so each month to put away towards my financial goals. Here are five of my favorites. [More]

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FRAUD ALERT! Texts, Pop-ups and Downloads

by Austin Bank 3. April 2013 12:45
FDIC reports that criminals masquerading as legitimate businesses or government agencies are tricking consumers into divulging valuable personal information over the computer, phone or fax in order to drain bank accounts. Here are the latest tips from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC) for protecting against new schemes using electronic devices. [More]

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Data Security | Fraud Alerts | Online Banking

Free Annual Credit Report

by Austin Bank 26. March 2013 10:30
The official web site is the ONLY authorized online source for you to get a free credit report under federal law. You can get a free report from each of the three national credit reporting companies every twelve months. [More]

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Credit Scores | General | Credit Report

Welcome to the Shortest Weekend of the Year!

by Austin Bank 8. March 2013 16:13
Most of the United States begins Daylight Saving Time at 2:00 a.m. on the second Sunday in March. This year, that falls on Sunday, March 10. The majority of people will change their clocks on Saturday evening before they go to bed, but you could wait and do it Sunday morning as well. [More]

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America Saves Week

by Austin Bank 25. February 2013 16:12
America Saves Week February 25 – March 2, 2013 is chance for individuals to assess their own saving status and take financial action. Studies reveal that having a savings plan with specific goals can have beneficial financial effects, even for lower-income families. [More]

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Advice for Buying a New Car

by Austin Bank 11. February 2013 15:31
2013 has been projected as a great year for new and used car sales. Interest rates remain low on auto loans and this is a win for all involved in the process – manufacturers, dealerships and customers.

If a new car is in your plans for 2013, here are some tips for making a smart purchase: [More]

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Auto Loan | Car | Loans

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