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How to Financially Prepare for Natural Disasters

Posted on October 11th, 2017 in Financial Mangement, Savings, Security by SSBblogger |

When it comes to preparing your finances for certain occasions, natural disasters usually aren’t one of the events that come to mind. However, not creating an emergency fund for the unexpected could hurt you immensely since Mother Nature doesn’t care whether you’re prepared or not. That’s why Security State Bank has put together a few […]

5 Strategies to Shrink Debt

Posted on September 14th, 2017 in Budgeting, Financial Management, Savings by SSBblogger |

Minimizing your debt can always seem like a mountain of to-do lists. With various recurring payments, differing interest rates, and due dates that never seem to end, if you feel overwhelmed, you’re not alone. While having credit card, or other outstanding debt, isn’t a situation anyone wants to find themselves in, a surprising 38.1% of […]

How to Create Better Habits

Posted on August 31st, 2017 in Budgeting, General, Savings by SSBblogger |

If you’re like us, starting a new diet, or working to exercise more often is more difficult than we initially planned. The same is true with many financial goals you may have. Saving for retirement, eliminating credit card debt, increasing your credit score; these are all things that take time and dedication to complete, but […]

What’s the Best Money Lesson Your Parents Taught You?

Posted on July 19th, 2017 in Being Thankful, Budgeting, Community, Savings by vgmforbin |

Helping your little one understand the intricacies of personal finance can often seem like an uphill battle. Luckily, our team at Security State Bank has a wealth of knowledge from the lessons our parents instilled in us! We’re excited to share our family’s words of wisdom in today’s blog, and implore you to try their […]

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 in Being Thankful, General, Savings by vgmforbin |

  After saying “Yes!” your world may have been turned upside down! With your days now filled with countless decisions, a never-ending to-do list, and a number of ongoing requests, you can’t help but become overwhelmed. To help you and your sweetheart relax during this rollercoaster of a ride, our team at Security State Bank […]

5 Financially Savvy Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

Posted on April 7th, 2017 in Savings, Taxes by vgmforbin |

Getting your taxes done early not only takes one more thing off your to-do list but further allows you to start planning for the future. Working with your tax professional, determine how much your family may receive this year from a tax refund. No matter the amount, we recommend putting it towards your financial goals […]

5 Financially Savvy Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

Posted on January 25th, 2017 in Budgeting, General, Savings by vgmforbin |

  Getting your taxes done early not only takes one more thing off your to-do list but further allows you to start planning for the future. Working with your tax professional, determine how much your family may receive this year from a tax refund. No matter the amount, we recommend putting it towards your financial […]

Save $3,500 this Year by Removing These 6 Things

Posted on January 11th, 2017 in Budgeting, Financial Management, Savings by vgmforbin |

Saving money is sometimes easier than it looks. Only after true dedication, can you look into your account and see the difference saving can make. At Security State Bank we’re excited to help you achieve this new financial goal! If you’re aiming to save more in the New Year, we offer these valuable tips to […]

The Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Steals

Posted on November 21st, 2016 in Budgeting, Savings, Seasonal by vgmforbin |

Whether this is your first year, or your fifth, post-Thanksgiving shopping will always have a special place in your heart. Each year shoppers find new ways to take advantage of the steep discounts retailers offer. Security State Bank wants to help you make the most of your holiday shopping, by offering these tried and true […]