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Smart Money Series

As a local bank dedicated to the community, STAR believes it's our responsibility to provide tips and advice for managing your finances. That's why we developed Smart Money, a financial education initiative. We have complied news and tips from the FDIC and other banking industry resources to share with you.

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PERSONAL FINANCE ARTICLES

Simplify your financial life Back to School Shopping Tips
Credit Do's & Don'ts Brides to Be
Divorce & Credit 12 Tips to Prevent Fraud
Safe Mobile Banking What you need to know as a homebuyer
Helping your money last after you retire Improving your finances

BUSINESS FINANCE ARTICLES

Best practices of 401(k) champions 5 Tips for Buying Business Insurance
10 Cyber Security Tips for Small Businesses 8 Tips for training your employees on a budget
5 Simple Steps to managing your business credit The benefits of employee prepaid cards

MONEY TIPS FOR KIDS

Ages & Stages of Money Management Common financial mistakes make among young adults
20 things kids need to know to live financially smart lives Personal finance tips for children
Top 10 Tips for College Students  

Resources

  • GOAmerican Bankers Association - Kids & Money
  • GOJunior Achievement of Northern Indiana