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Helpful financial advice can be found everywhere. The key is understanding and taking action on the tips we hear so often. Understanding how you live within your means or what it takes to save early and often for retirement is not always as easy as it seems. The way in which you follow the advice is key to developing a solid financial future.

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International Credit Union Day is on Thursday, October 20 this year, and it has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October since 1948. Credit unions utilize this day to celebrate the history of the credit union, the credit union movement, and to show member appreciation. It is also a day to raise financial awareness.

Financial success is best achieved with a team of experts and confidants who can help you navigate difficult decisions by providing valuable input and advice. The question is, who should be on this team? And are there temporary members of your team to consider?

There are several ways to achieve financial success – win the lottery, sell a company you started, marry into money – and yet for most of us the key to financial success will be mastering the basics of money management. Master these seven basic skills and you will be on your way.

Even though we are coming up to the last quarter of the year, there is still plenty of time to make a few simple tax friendly moves that could be financially rewarding for you.  Following are 5 simple moves to consider.

For most people, following the basic money rules is the right choice for their financial situation.  However, as with most things in life, there are situations that following the tried and true advice might not be the best option.  

As you plan for retirement, there are sure to be glitches along the way. But it is important to know that there is always time to make a correction. Whether you’ve been planning for years and years, or only a few months, you may benefit from taking a look at these common planning mistakes and how to correct them.

Life brings several opportunities to spend money and for most of us this requires a choice on how we are going to pay for what we buy. There are really only two options, borrow or use cash.  The choice you make for each type of spending will be a major factor in your long term financial success.

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