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‘Check’ It Out

‘Check’ It Out Checking accounts can often come with pesky fees, which are designed to catch you off guard and cost you money.  But to pay your rent, cover your credit card, cable, or utility bills, and repay your student loans, you almost certainly need a checking account. Do you currently have one? Look through your account’s transaction history and …

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Saving While Traveling Abroad

Whether it’s your first time abroad or it’s just been a while since you’ve last left the states, here are some tips you should consider when traveling out of the country. You should always alert your credit union and credit card companies when you’re traveling. About a week before you leave, get in touch (you can call LA Financial at …