Credit, Savings, Checking, and Loans Tips
Checking and Savings
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This introduction to checking accounts explains what features to seek and avoid.
Want to save but still have access to your cash whenever you need? A savings account might be right for you.
Learn how to fill out a check in 6 simple steps.
Banking tips for children
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Help children set goals for their money to set up a lifetime of good financial habits.
Teach your kids good financial habits.
Credit tips to help ensure you meet financial goals
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Learn more about each strategy to find the right option for you.
Do you know how you rate? Your credit score impacts loan rates, so get informed.
Staying informed about your credit report could stop credit fraud and identity theft.
Dos and don'ts for smoothly navigating the most convenient and popular banking method.
When buying online, heed these tips and avoid becoming a victim of fraud or theft.
Security precautions for using ATM machines and tips for avoiding credit card fraud.
Take action when your finances and safety are compromised with a lost wallet.
Find out what exactly constitutes identity fraud, and what this all-too-common crime means for you.
Thieves use children's information for credit fraud, so don't let it go undiscovered.
Budgeting tips to help you create and maintain a budget
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End-of-year discretionary spending can quickly spiral out of control. Here’s a look at common mistakes and tricks to stick to a budget.
Tips for selecting loans that fits within financial goals
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If you enter public service, you may qualify to have part of your school loan waived.
Be sure you realize the financial responsibility you're taking on before co-signing a loan.
Interest rates are still near historic lows, but those rates also may make it wise to refinance your car loan.
Get your teen off to a good start with their own savings, secured credit card and more.
Give your teens a solid financial foundation by showing these basic budgeting skills.
Help your kids develop smart financial habits while staying mindful of your own finances.
Focusing on these factors will make a huge difference in preparing for your future.
It's easier to conquer debt when you streamline multiple payments into one place.
Enter your home value and mortgage amount to see what line of credit you qualify for.
You can also determine how much of your loan you can pay off in a given time span.
This online tool offers insight into the monthly amounts that will be due on your loan.
Eat out less or wait longer to buy a new car, then invest it and tally up the savings.
Which gives better savings, a home equity loan or line of credit? Find out with this tool.
The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.