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Good Financial Habits
Money Minute
Now is a great time to get your finances in order.

It’s always helpful to reinforce good financial habits.

  • Check your credit report to make sure there hasn’t been any unusual or unauthorized activity — you can get your free report online at While you’re at it, analyze how much debt you currently have and make a solid plan to pay it down.

  • Create and maintain a filing system for your important financial documents – like pay stubs, bank and financial statements, charitable contribution receipts – so you can easily find them when you need them.

  • Review any recurring automatic payments you make to ensure the amounts are correct and the charges still align with your needs and goals. Now may be the right time to rethink and readjust your cell phone plan, cable subscription, or gym membership.

It’s a great feeling to have your financial house in order!

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