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How to Keep More of Your Paycheck

Budgeting your paycheck is something everyone should do, but it doesn’t mean everybody does. Sometimes, the hardest thing about saving is starting. If you find yourself spending beyond your paycheck, stretching it way too thin, or not contributing…
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NFC Payment

Have you ever seen that icon on your credit card with frequency wave-like lines, similar to the WiFi icon, but sideways? That means your card is enabled for NFC payment. But what exactly does that mean? What is NFC? Near Field Communication…
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How to Control Spending Habits

Spending vs Saving Habits Americans are spending on average almost 80% of what they earn. This leaves little for an emergency fund, retirement, or savings for big-ticket items like a house, a car, or an appliance. The situation is not improving.…
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Innovative Mobile Banking Features

Mobile banking and financial services apps have changed the way people manage their money. In today’s digital world, cash is no longer king! Convenience is the name of the game.That is especially true when it comes to the way people are managing…
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F.I.R.E. (Financial Independence, Retire Early)

“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it; he who doesn't, pays it.” - Albert Einstein What is F.I.R.E.? FIRE is a lifestyle movement that grew out of the GFC (the recession of 2007-2009 called…

Customer Experience

I am not only Director of Client Satisfaction at Marygold & Co. – I am also a customer. I have customer experiences just like everyone else. - Nicole Burskey Bad Experiences I’ve sat on hold for hours, I’ve spoken with customer…
Modern Banking for Mobile

Early Adopters

I’ve been an early adopter my entire life.  From being the first on my block to have the new Atari, Intellivision, or Apple IIc (dating myself!) to getting the “brick” cell phone and eventually trading my Blackberry in for the 1st iPhone. …