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This commentary was written and prepared by Waukesha State Bank. Content in this blog is for general information only and not intended to provide specific advice or recommendations for any individual. Please visit with one of our bankers to discuss your individual needs.

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How Much Should You Spend On A Car Based On Your Income

June 2021

Buying a car, whether it’s new or used, is a significant investment. You don’t want to overextend your finances by buying a car outside your budget, but you don’t want to settle for a subpar vehicle just because the price is right. To help you find a car that aligns well with your budget and fulfills your driving needs, use your income as a guide.

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Little Ways
To Save Money

June 2021

Whether you’re preparing for a big purchase, like buying your first car or saving for college, or just need a few extra dollars each month, saving money is a good idea. There are plenty of big ways to keep more money in your account, but here are some smaller ones that could add up to more than you expect.

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The Difference Between Subsidized
and Unsubsidized Student Loans

June 2021

The cost of tuition, books, room and board (if applicable) add up quickly, leaving you despondent about how you will pay for school. Even with scholarships and grants, your bank account may fall short of what is due, forcing you to apply for student loans. Loans afford you the education and degree you want, but loans also come with varying degrees of interest, benefits and negatives.

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How To Save Money
On Your Grocery Bill

May 2021

We all need to eat, but buying food can be a major expense — especially if you have a large family to take care of. However, if you’re willing to put in a little effort, there are plenty of ways to save money on your grocery bills and take a bit of stress away from your financial situation.

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What Are Roth IRA

May 2021

As you plan for retirement, it’s important to invest your money in a way that maximizes your income in your senior years. In some cases, a Roth IRA conversion could get you closer to this goal by allowing you to pay less in taxes when you retire. Before you take this route, it’s important to understand the basics of Roth IRA conversions and determine whether they fit your specific financial situation

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What To Do When You're
Denied Life Insurance

May 2021

Life insurance is key to providing financial stability for your loved ones after well into the future. But having coverage is no guarantee — if you are seen as a risky candidate, an insurance provider can reject your application outright. Getting rejected for life insurance coverage is deflating but knowing what to do next can lead to a positive result in the end.

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