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Financial Wellness Learning Center

Welcome to the Peoples Bank Financial Wellness Center

Here you can learn about managing money and building a financial future for you, your family and even your business.;
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How does inflation impact my finances?
It’s not all negative, and it’s not as permanent as you might think.
Read this article to learn more
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Mindful Living
Feeling stressed out? You’re not alone. In our daily lives, we experience many ups and downs. The roller coaster of emotions we experience has a real effect on our bodies and on our minds.
Don’t let stress get the best of you
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Building a Good Credit Record
A solid credit history can be one of your most useful and powerful financial assets.
Learn how
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Financial Tip: Pay More Than the Minimum on Your Credit Card
Cut months or even years off your credit card payments by increasing the amount you pay each month.
Learn how
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Debt Management
One survey shows that approximately 80% of Americans are currently in debt. Understanding how debt works, knowing where to go for help, and making a plan are the keys to help you better manage your debt.
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Building Emergency Savings
No one wants to think about car breakdowns or job loss. But as much as we’d like to avoid thinking about them, emergencies do happen.
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Credit Scores and Reports
Your credit can have a big impact on your financial life. Credit scores and reports provide a snapshot of the financial habits that financial institutions, cell phone companies, credit card companies, and others use to get a sense of your creditworthiness.
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Healthy Financial Habits
If you ever feel overwhelmed by your financial situation, you’re not alone. In fact, nearly half of all Americans live paycheck to paycheck—struggling to pay their bills or save for the future.
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Paying for College
College costs are rising, but with strategic planning and saving, paying for education can be within your reach. Regardless of your financial situation, there are smart ways to plan and pay for college. Let’s explore the many options that may be available to you and your family.
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Building a Savings Cushion
Having a financial cushion is one of the most important things you can do to feel financially secure. We have some ideas that may help.
Read on
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Budgeting for Families
Budgeting and planning family finances are key to controlling spending and planning for a healthy financial future.
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Creating a Budget
Have you ever run out of money before the end of the month? Determine your monthly income and expenses to create a budget so you know where your money is going instead of wondering where it went.
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Family Conversations about Money
Although money concerns may put a strain on relationships and conversations about money can be stressful, having family conversations proactively may help.
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Managing Finances Through the Loss of a Loved One
Learn about the steps needed to settle the estate of a loved one who has passed away.
Get started
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Save $1,000 (or more) this year
There are several ways to build a savings account. Starting small may be the way to go.
Try this easy system
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How to Pay Off Your Debt Fast
The best way to get out of loan and credit card debt fast is to cut spending, start saving, and consolidate your loans.
Learn how
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Taxes: The Basics
By understanding why taxes are important, how to stay on top of your taxes, and the steps for filing, you can avoid the stress of tax season.
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Set Your Calendar Every Year for Good Financial Health
Experts recommend that you review your credit report at least once a year. This works out perfectly since the credit bureaus are legally required to provide you with a free report once a year.
Learn how to check your credit report for free
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  • Safety & Security
Introduction to Social Media Scams
Learn about social media scams and how not to fall for scammers.
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