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A question we hear a lot at Young Americans Bank is, “How much money should you save?”  This month we bring you our thoughts, and tips for how to save more wisely! When you’re thinking about how much to save, it’s helpful to think of these percentages: 70 – Spend! Spend 70 percent of your money. 20 – Save! Save …

Concept of the Month: Five-Step Spending Plan

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This month, Young Americans Bank wants to help you better manage your money! One of the most important personal money management rules is to live within your income.  To accomplish this, most of us need a plan for how we will spend our money. Here are 5 steps you can use to create a spending plan:  Step 1 – Take a …

Beat from the Branch: The Pigs are Back!

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Guess who’s back? Back again?! The pigs are back, tell your friends! Yes indeed, you heard that right!  Young Americans Bank has decided once again to host our summer scavenger hunt “Pigs Around Town” for the brand new Belmar Branch in Lakewood. Come spend the day in the Belmar shopping center and earn FREE MONEY for the summer! All you …

Beat from the Branch: It’s Financial Literacy Month!

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Happy National Financial Literacy Month from Lakewood! This April, Young Americans Bank in Belmar focuses on the importance of values and spending. You might be wondering, “What exactly does that entail?” Let’s start by asking what this statement means: Most people don’t plan to fail. They simply fail to plan. In most cases, people view spending as “purchasing of valuables.” …