Waukesha State Bank Blog
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Through A Co-Op
Professional educational co-ops can be a huge boon to college students. This arrangement will allow you to gain on-the-job experience while earning income. While that can sound incredibly tempting to students and their families, it’s important to understand the benefits and obligations of an educational co-op arrangement. Here’s a look at what you need to know about earning money through a co-op.
College vs. Trade School
vs. Entering the Workforce
What you do after graduating high school is a serious, personal, and complicated decision. You might automatically think college is the way to go, but it takes a lot of time and money. Trade schools are quicker and can be less expensive, but may not offer as many programs. Or, you may decide that more schooling isn’t for you and enter the workforce right away. Whichever path you take, here is a closer look at each option.
Film Scores to Listen to
Listening to music can be an effective way to focus your thoughts while studying or working on a project, but it has to be the right type of music. From propulsive energy to restful background ambience, these diverse soundtracks are sure to give your brain a boost.
Your credit report holds plenty of valuable information. It can help you understand your spending habits, lend insight into your creditworthiness, and perhaps most importantly, it can enable you to monitor your accounts for fraud.
Are You Underwater
On Your Car Loan?
If you plan on selling or trading in your car at some point in the future, you may want to first determine whether or not you’re underwater on your car loan.
Financial Fitness Posts
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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
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?
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
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
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
02/2021 - Tips for Staying Positive in Winter
02/2021 - How to Volunteer Virtually
03/2021 - 7 Great Movies About Long Journeys
05/2021 - 7 Engaging Travel-Themed Podcasts