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Dollars & Sense: How Does Coin Circulation Work?

Shortly after the coronavirus pandemic began, the U.S. experienced a significant coin shortage. Read More.

Ben Luthi | August 20, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: What's the Cost of Starting a Family?

Starting a family can be an expensive endeavor. According to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it costs $233,610 to raise a child born in 2015 through age 17.  Read More.

South East Bank | August 2, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: Can You Live Without a Credit Card?

Living without a credit card is possible, and for some people, it may be a necessity. But with the right card and good credit habits, it's also possible to use a credit card without accruing debt or interest. And in some cases, using a credit card can make your life a lot easier. Read More.

South East Bank | July 28, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: What is Inflation and How Does it Work?

Inflation is a term used to describe an increase in the price level of consumer goods and services.  Read More.

Ben Luthi | July 5, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: What's Going on With the Housing Market?

In recent months, the demand for new homes has skyrocketed - but although the housing market is hot, there's no need to panic. Experts say there's a light at the end of the tunnel, and in the meantime, you can take several steps to prepare for a near-future purchase. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | July 6, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: Debit vs. Credit Cards - What You Need to Know

If you’re looking for a convenient, secure way to pay, plastic is often the way to go. But understanding the difference between debit cards and credit cards can give you a sense of which is a better payment method for you. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | July 2, 2021

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How Scammers Use Social Media (And How to Protect Yourself)

Social media has become a mainstay in our culture, and it's easy to get caught up in the sheer volume of posts, photos, news, and other content you see as you scroll through your feed. Read More.

Ben Luthi | May 11, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: Can Shopping Around Really Get You Better Insurance Rates?

Whether you're buying insurance for your car, your home, or anything else, shopping around is one of the best things you can do for your wallet. Depending on the type of insurance, comparing prices before you buy could save you hundreds of dollars every year.  Read More.

Ben Luthi | April 28, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: Are Debit Cards More Secure Than Cash?

When it comes to spending your money, plastic is often more convenient than cash. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | April 7, 2021

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Dollars & Sense: Is There Such a Thing as Good Debt?

In many situations, debt can be a significant burden. In other circumstances, though, it's possible to use debt to further your financial goals.  Read More.

SouthEast Bank | March 23, 2021