Category: Financial Education

Habits of People Who Live Debt-Free

If you’re an adult living in America, chances are you’re living with debt. According to Pew Charitable Trusts, roughly 80% of American adults are in financial debt. You can see how it happens, between student loan payments, mortgage payments, car payments and credit card use, it’s easy to get yourself into debt and it can

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Organizing Your Finances for the Holiday Rush

The holidays are a time where we surround ourselves with family, friends and the people we love most. Whether you’re staying close to home or traveling across the country, the holiday season means you’ll be eating good food and spending plenty of time shopping. And while all that food may mean your clothes fit a

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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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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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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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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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Eat This Not That

Like many Generation X’ers we grew into adulthood alongside this viral diet book, which showcased the epitome of dieting in the late 2000’s. Now a decade or two later, there are still some relevant tips and tricks we’re excited to share here. See how Timberwood Bank can help you switch up your spending, by eating

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Money Advice from the Movies

Occasionally, even the best movies hold fantastic financial advice. We love these classic films and their timeless tales. At Timberwood Bank we’re excited to share their hidden financial advice, and help you make the most of your money-management, (while cluing you into some great movies to watch along the way!)   “You… you said… what’d you

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