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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 [...]

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Buy

Posted on December 10th, 2016 in Budgeting, Holiday Shopping, Seasonal by vgmforbin |

The holiday season is filled with glad tidings, seasonal dishes, family get togethers, AND seemingly endless expenses. Don’t let the price of the holidays bog you down. Keep the holiday spirit alive by spending your money wisely throughout the winter season. Instead of purchasing unwanted gifts that may end up back at the store, Security [...]

How to Have a Debt Free Holiday

Posted on December 7th, 2016 in Being Thankful, Cash, Financial Mangement, Holiday Shopping by vgmforbin |

The holidays are filled with their own special traditions. From decorations, to gifts, feasts, and more, yule tidings never had so many ways to celebrate! While these gatherings are memorable to say the least, they often come with unwanted debt while working to achieve that perfect celebration. Throughout this time of year, many Americans turn [...]

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 [...]

Budgeting for Your Big Day

Posted on June 3rd, 2016 in Budgeting, Savings by vgmforbin |

After the question has been popped, answered, and celebrated, it’s time to get into planning mode! Coordinating everything from table seating, gift registries, food, and more – putting together an exciting wedding celebration is no easy task! See how to get the most out of your big day, with these helpful budgeting tips courtesy of [...]

How to Create your Own Luck of the Irish

Posted on March 4th, 2015 in Community, Compound Interest, Financial Management, General, Savings by SSBblogger |

Ask yourself this question: is the glass half full or half empty? You can create your own Luck of the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day depending on your outlook on life. St. Patrick’s Day is typically for celebrating the Irish heritage and wearing all sorts of green things. Security State Bank wants to put a [...]

6 Tips for Becoming a Money Saving Masters

Posted on February 19th, 2014 in Savings by SSBblogger | No Comments

In one of last month’s blog posts we talked about how saving money (or more of it) is a very common financial resolution. Well, saying you’re going to save more money and actually do it are two very different things. If you’re looking to grow your savings account, know this: it takes consistency and some [...]