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How to Pick the Right Bank for You

Written by: M Katie Helle, CPA Banks! You see or hear about them just about everywhere you go. In today's world, there are brick-and-mortar banks and virtual options. Because of the number of options available, many young adults may feel overwhelmed when selecting a bank. When establishing a relationship with ...

How to Budget with a Roommate

Written by: M Katie Helle, CPA With many colleges and universities starting in the coming weeks, most students are gearing up to move into the dorm, an apartment, or house off campus.  Most students who live off campus do not consider creating a budget with their roommate, but doing so ...

Pros and Cons of Online Banking

Written by: M Katie Helle, CPA You may have heard the term "online banking" but may not understand the meaning.  Nowadays, most brick-and-mortar banks offer an online banking system, whether through a web browser or mobile app.  Today many banks only offer online services and do not have a physical ...

What is Social Security?

By M Katie Helle, CPA - - - After reading “Understanding You Paycheck,” you may be wondering why you are paying Social Security tax.  Social Security was created to promote the economic security of our country. This program started in the late 1939s to provide benefits for families of deceased ...