Waukesha State Bank Blog
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What Is A Routing Number
And Where Is It Found?
Every time you perform a financial transaction that involves your checking or savings account, you must provide a routing number and an account number. Both of these are mandatory in order for the operation to occur. To help you understand how these transactions work, here’s an explanation of what a routing number is and how it’s used.
The Risks of Paying for Tuition and Other College Expenses with a Credit Card
Since many schools accept credit cards as payment for tuition and other expenses, it may be tempting to cover some of these costs with a credit card. However, it’s important to be aware of the risks and drawbacks of paying with plastic.
4 Zoos and Aquariums
You Can Tour Online
With winter in full swing, you might be looking for ways to stay entertained. One way to enrich your mind is to take virtual tours of zoos and aquariums — right from the comfort of your own home.
Holiday Gifts To Teach
Your Kids About Money
It’s important that you start coaching your children on the basics of financial responsibility early in their lives. Properly saving, spending, and investing money are crucial skills for all people to master — and the sooner you can teach them, the better!
5 Ways To Save On
Your Next Vacation
If you are ready to get away from the daily grind and recharge on a vacation, you know that planning ahead is key, especially if you’re working with a limited budget.
What Is The
Giving a gift that fulfills some want or need is a great way to show someone that you care about them. What if that gift is a high-value item like a car for your teen driver or a cash gift for a friend who’s fallen on hard times? You could wind up stuck paying a gift tax.
Financial Fitness Posts
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02/2019 - Top 5 Financial Mistakes People Make
04/2019 - Spring Cleaning: Finances
07/2019 - Building a Good Credit Record
10/2019 - Creating an Organized Financial System
11/2019 - Make Your Money Work For You
11/2019 - Preparing for Major Financial Events
11/2020 - Which Debit Card to Payoff First
02/2021 - Online Finance Basics
08/2021 - Monitoring Your Credit Report
11/2021 - How To Have Fun On A Budget
11/2021 - Managing Your Credit Score
12/2021 - How To Know If You Need A Cosigner
06/2022 - Understanding Overdrafts
Financial Security Posts
General Banking Posts
02/2019 - The Many Benefits of Online Bill Pay
05/2019 - How Your Bank Works for Your Community
03/2020 - Last-Minute Tax Time Checklist
06/2020 - Identifying Your Wants Vs. Your Needs
03/2021 - Worried About Higher Taxes?
05/2021 - What Are Roth IRA Conversions?
08/2021 - Are You Underwater On Your Car Loan?
02/2022 - What Happens When You Miss Tax Deadlines
09/2022 - The Basics Of Checks
11/2022 - What Is The Gift Tax?
Home Lending Posts
02/2018 - Home Equity Loan and Lines Explained
05/2018 - Simple Ways to Estimate Home Value
05/2019 - Homebuying Tips for First-Timers
11/2019 - Should You Refinance Your Home Mortgage?
02/2020 - New House Vs. Home Improvements
08/2020 - Give Patio Furniture New Life
02/2022 - Home Equity Loans vs. Lines Of Credit
08/2022 - How Much Does It Cost To Sell A House?
Safe Banking for Seniors Posts
Saving Money Posts
05/2018 - Savings at Home for Summer
05/2019 - Saving on Auto Finance Costs
08/2019 - Add $100,000 to Your Retirement Savings
08/2019 - Savings Strategies
11/2019 - Building an Emergency Fund
03/2020 - Dining Out on a Budget
05/2020 - Beyond Coupons: Apps to Save You Money
08/2020 - Budgeting for a 2021 Vacation
11/2020 - Reign in Holiday Shopping with a Budget
05/2021 - How To Save Money On Your Grocery Bill
06/2021 - Little Ways to Save Money
08/2021 - Health Savings Account 101
02/2022 - How To Create A Home Gym On A Budget
08/2022 - Emergency Fund Basics
09/2022 - Holiday Shopping On A Budget
11/2022 - 5 Ways To Save On Your Next Vacation
Small Business Posts
03/2020 - Financial Skills for Young Adults
03/2020 - Tune Into These 4 Motivational Podcasts
08/2020 - Financial Aid Resources
03/2021 - Tax-Filing Tips for College Students
09/2021 - Earning Money Through A Co-Op
09/2021 - Film Scores To Listen To While Studying
03/2022 - Living Within Your Means At School
03/2022 - Tips For Choosing The Right College
06/2022 - How To Get Help Paying Off Student Loans
02/2021 - Tips for Staying Positive in Winter
03/2021 - 7 Great Movies About Long Journeys
05/2021 - 7 Engaging Travel-Themed Podcasts
12/2021 - How to Volunteer Virtually
05/2022 - Affordable Home Style Upgrades
06/2022 - Tips For Fixing Your Sleep Schedule
09/2022 - Energy Drinks That Don't Have Caffeine