Waukesha State Bank Blog
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2024 Key Numbers for
Health Savings Accounts
The IRS recently released the 2024 contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs), as well as the 2024 minimum deductible and maximum out-of-pocket amounts for high-deductible health plans (HDHPs).
How To Cut Costs If
You're Spending Too Much
At some point you are likely to wonder how you can cut costs. Here are some ways that can help.
How To Tell Which Credit Card
Offer Is The Best
If you get a lot of credit card offers, you may be wondering how you can tell which one is best for what you need. Here are three things to look for.
Ways To Sneak More Vegetables
Into Your Diet
If you’re trying to cultivate healthier eating habits, vegetables need to play a key role in your diet. Here are some simple and tasty tips for increasing your vegetable consumption.
If you have a lot of debt, you're not alone. Today, more and more Americans are burdened with credit card and loan payments. So whether you are trying to improve your money management, having difficulty making ends meet, or want to lower your monthly payments, you may be looking for a way to make debt repayment easier.
Should You Rent or Purchase
When You Downsize?
Downsizing can help retirees save money and energy they might otherwise waste on space they do not need. But in the process of downsizing, they must choose whether to rent or purchase their next home.
Financial Fitness Posts
02/2019 - Establishing Good Financial Habits
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
05/2023 - Merging Your Money When You Marry
08/2023 - Debt Consolidation
Financial Security Posts
05/2018 - Traveling with Your Cards
08/2019 - Understanding Phishing
10/2019 - Cybersecurity
02/2020 - How to Avoid Tax-Related Identity Theft
11/2020 - Are Tap-and-Pay Cards Secure?
10/2022 - Banks Never Ask That
02/2023 - Shady Loan Scams & How To Identify Them
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?
05/2023 - 5 Signs It's Time To Sell Your 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
02/2023 - Apps That Save You Money
Small Business Posts
03/2020 - Financial Skills for Young Adults
08/2020 - Financial Aid Resources
03/2021 - Tax-Filing Tips for College Students
09/2021 - Earning Money Through A Co-Op
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
06/2023 - Understanding Your Paycheck
05/2022 - Affordable Home Style Upgrades
06/2022 - Tips For Fixing Your Sleep Schedule
09/2022 - Energy Drinks That Don't Have Caffeine
02/2023 - Must-Try Accessories For Improving Sleep
03/2023 - Expert Packing Tips for Spring Break
05/2023 - Houseplants That Are Easy to Maintain