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Responsible Credit Card Use

Posted on December 17th, 2014 in Financial Management by SSBblogger |

The holiday season is once again upon us. Thinking about everything you have to purchase – gifts, decorations, food – may have you wondering how you are going to pay for it. Credit cards can be a good solution provided you use them correctly. Many retail stores are urge you to sign up for a [...]

Be Good for Santa

Posted on December 3rd, 2014 in Financial Management by SSBblogger |

Did you know your bad habits could be costing you thousands of dollars per year? Imagine how much you could save if you didn’t eat out as much, quit drinking pop, or limited you shopping. Your savings account would be much better off without bad habits, and so would your health. Security State Bank wants [...]

5 Steps for Teaching Children How to Save

Posted on September 12th, 2014 in Financial Management by SSBblogger | No Comments

Parenting is not an easy job. You have schedules and meals to make on a daily basis. Every child has separate needs to meet and you feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get the laundry folded, dishwasher loaded, children bathed, and still have time for yourself. While life may seem on-the-go, [...]

Tips for Saving Money during College

Posted on August 27th, 2014 in Cash, Financial Management, General by SSBblogger | No Comments

With school just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about how to save money during college this next year. Saving throughout college can be beneficial for many reasons because once school is over, you will need to start paying off those loans. Saving during any part of life is helpful, but saving [...]

Posted on May 7th, 2014 in Financial Management by SSBblogger | No Comments

May is a month full of excitement: spring is in full bloom, the weather is consistently nice and the growing seasons have gotten underway.  There is also another reason to get excited this month: graduations. High school and college seniors will be donning their caps and gowns and taking that famous walk across the stage [...]

The Importance of Teaching Financial Literacy in Schools

Posted on April 30th, 2014 in Financial Management by SSBblogger | No Comments

There’s a number out there that every American should know: $11.52 trillion. That’s how much Americans – old, young, male, female, single and married – are in debt.  From mortgages to student loans to credit cards, Americans owe $11.52 trillion, and it’s because we don’t know how to deal with money.   Think about how [...]

7 Money Wasters to Kick Out of Your Life NOW

Posted on February 5th, 2014 in Financial Management by SSBblogger | No Comments

  We’ve all had this happen: you log in to your Online Banking account to check your balance, only instead of being satisfied with what you see, you are severely disappointed. “Where did all my money go?” you ask in astonishment.   The truth is, there are a few common “money wasters” that are sucking [...]