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Basic Financial Education

Alternative Money Management Strategies

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Not everyone is familiar with the services U.S. banks offer. Sometimes clients don’t know they exist, or don’t trust them. We can help you brush up on several common topics.

Paying Cash: A Common Practice — Find out who pays with cash and why, and what the advantages are for consumers to pay with bank services. En español: Pagar con dinero en efectivo: ¿Una práctica común?

Being Unbanked: What Is It? What Are the Implications? — Increase your awareness of the unbanked population and the issues that surround their situation.

Managing Payday Loans and Other Tips for Avoiding the Debt Trap — Gain control over your “fringe” creditors to start taking steps to save money and create wealth for your family’s future. Part of the Live healthy, live well website. En español: Cómo manejar los préstamos de día de pago y otros consejos para evitar la trampa del endeudamiento

All About Prize-Linked Savings Accounts — Get the scoop on the prize-linked savings accounts that are now available through participating Minnesota credit unions. Part of the Live healthy, live well website.

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