5 Discounts for Older Adults You May Not Know About

5 Discounts for Older Adults You May Not Know About

One of the many perks of advancing in years is scoring great deals on all kinds of purchases and expenses. Here are five places you may not already know about where older adults can save big money:


1. Amazon Prime


Older adults who have valid EBT cards, or

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National Credit Education Month - March 2020

March is National Credit Education Month

National Credit Education month is 31 days when Americans are urged to take another look at their finances. This can be done by reviewing your credit report, paying off debt, or putting money in a savings account. The most important part of this month is taking a look at your credit and

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If You Hear This, You’re Talking to a Tax Scammer

If You Hear This, You’re Talking to a Tax Scammer

It’s tax season, and scammers are working overtime to get your money. Tax scams are as varied as they are common, but when you know what to look for, you can beat fraudsters at their game and keep them from getting your money and your information.

If you hear or see any of the following 12 lines this tax

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Beware of PPP Scams

Beware of PPP Scams

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has been a welcome relief for small businesses struggling to stay afloat while also keeping their employees’ incomes flowing during the coronavirus pandemic.
The program provides eligible businesses with unsecured loans to help them cover payroll, rent and other ongoing business expenses, with the possibility of partial or complete loan

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How Do I Choose the Right Investments for Me?

How Do I Choose the Right Investments for Me?

Q: I’m ready to invest in my future, but I need some help getting started. How do I choose the investments that are right for me?

A: Investing your funds is a great way to grow your money and secure your financial future; however, choosing a first investment can

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Tips for Empty Nesters Downsizing

Tips for Empty Nesters Downsizing

Quiet. Calm. Clean.
And empty.
These are just a few of the adjectives that may come to mind when you return home after your youngest child leaves the nest. It’s the beginning of a new stage in life and your home may feel completely different.
No longer are you constantly kicking aside stray sneakers and picking up a trail of school papers. No

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Saving on Entertainment Costs

Saving on Entertainment Costs

Everyone needs a way to kick back and relax, but entertainment can get expensive. Between pricey tickets to movies and sporting events, specialty hobby equipment that costs a bundle, and entertainment services that may seem to charge more than they’re worth, it’s hard to have your fun, and your budget, too.
Fortunately, there are ways to save on

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Take Your Tax Refund and Earn More With Save To Win!

Win up to $5000 in Quarterly Prizes with Save to Win from Diamond Valley!

Have you received your tax refund and want to do something smart with it? How about also having a chance to win big cash prizes each month, just for being financially savvy and saving money? 

Just open a Save To Win share certificate savings account at Diamond

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Save as a Family - America Saves Week 2021

Save as a Family - America Saves Week 2021

Did you learn what you needed to know about money as a child, from your parents, other adult role models, or school? For many Americans, that answer is no.

As we round out America Saves Week, we want you to spend time thinking about how you can instill ways to #ThinkLikeASaver in the young people in your life. After all,

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Save by Reducing Your Debt - America Saves Week 2021

Save by Reducing Your Debt - America Saves Week 2021

It’s Day Four of America Saves Week, and here’s the ONE take away you need to know as you consider today’s focus, “Save by Reducing Debt”:

WHEN YOU PAY DOWN YOUR DEBT, YOU’RE SAVING!

By actively reducing your debt, you are saving on interest. When you pay on time, you save on late fees and

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