Using the Holidays to Teach Your Kids About Money

When fall hits, that means that the holidays are approaching. During these special occasions, kids are exposed to a different setting where they get gifts, large meals, cards, and more. That’s why Timberwood Bank believes that this time of the year is a great opportunity to teach your children about money. Below are a few

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Top Five Savings Hacks

We all could stand to save a little more money. Whether it’s for an upcoming purchase, a rainy day fund or an emergency fund, saving money is a skill that benefits you throughout your life. It’s not easy to save, but Timberwood Bank has some hacks that you can implement right away to start developing

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When to SAVE and When to SPLURGE

When you and your sweetheart set your budget each month, there are a variety of factors at play. Where can you get the best deals on groceries? How many date nights will you have each week? Do the kids have any sporting activities that require new equipment? At Timberwood Bank we recognize that everyone’s budget

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How NOT to Get Hacked

Every day you hear tips and tricks to ensuring the safety behind your personal information. While many of these offers and promotions are advertising a safety service, at Timberwood Bank, we believe you can handle the majority of these precautions yourself! See what steps you’ll need to take in order to best prepare for your

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7 Absolutely FREE Activities for the Kids

Whether it’s during the summer or after school, keeping your children occupied takes a truly creative mind! This season, Timberwood Bank is excited to share some of our favorite and affordable activities for all of your little ones to enjoy! Take advantage of your local library and their summer and afterschool programs. Even if it’s

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The 10 Best Things to Buy at the Farmers Market

One of the things we enjoy most during produce season is the delicious and money-saving weekend Farmer’s Market. Just about every community has their own local growers, and no matter where you are there’s sure to be some delicious baked goods as well. This season, our team at Timberwood Bank would like to share our

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Why Your Child’s Allowance Should be Tied to Their Chores

There are literally thousands of how-to’s and self-help books for parents, but truly the only real way to learn how to raise a child is to do it! Luckily our growing team of parents at Timberwood Bank have some true hands-on experience when it comes to upbringing and explaining money management to little ones. One

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How to Create Better Habits

If you’re like us, starting a new diet, or working to exercise more often is more difficult than we initially planned. The same is true with many financial goals you may have. Saving for retirement, eliminating credit card debt, increasing your credit score; these are all things that take time and dedication to complete, but

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The Best Advice from Today’s Entrepreneurs

Sometimes finding the perfect idea for a new business can be easier said than done. Often you start by asking yourself a series of questions. Where is there a need? What can be created more efficiently? How can I solve a recurring problem? These are all great prompts to help you when looking for a

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