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Teaching Teens Financial Responsibility: Your Role Defined

It’s a cliche to say that teenagers never seem to listen, and sometimes things are cliche for a reason. The conundrum of teaching teens fiscal responsibility is doubly challenging because, as their guardian, you’ve paid for essentially all of their expenses prior, this is an area they’ll eventually have to manage without you, and for […]

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Enjoy Stress-Free Trips with Money-Saving Travel Hacks

It’s Your Dime: Travel Tips to Save Money Everybody could use some extra time away from it all, but nothing spoils a scenic view quite like the high price tag of seeing it. There’s nothing wrong with spending money on quality or relying on (responsible) credit to make your vacation perfect, but getting the most […]

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Empowering Kids with Financial Literacy

How young is too young to start learning about finances? While there isn’t an exact age when someone will suddenly grasp finances (indeed, there are some who go their entire lives without fully grasping it), the truth is the sooner the better. The earlier children start learning about money, savings, and the subjects that make […]

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The Sierra Pacific 2024 Annual Meeting

You’re invited to the 2024 Sierra Pacific Annual Meeting. Join Sierra's CEO and Board of Directors to learn about the credit union's 2023 performance and ongoing progress. All members are welcome to join and ask questions.   Please note that we have separated the Annual Meeting and Member Appreciation into two separate events. This year's [...]
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Mix N’ Match: Budget-Friendly Pantry Staples

Are you tired of breaking the bank every time you hit the grocery store? You cringe with each blip at the checkout line. However, there are probably things you could be doing to shop smarter. Stock up on these budget-friendly pantry staples and you’ll have the building blocks for some tasty (and healthy) meals. Peanut [...]

How to Make Debt Your Financial Friend

Debt doesn’t have to be your enemy. In fact, debt can be your financial ally! Yes, you read that right — we’re here to debunk the myth that all debt is bad and explain how you can leverage "good debt" to improve your financial wellness.   Here are a few examples of how debt can [...]

The Key to Retirement: Start Now

Did you know that the average American spends approximately 20 years in retirement?   The thought of two decades of relaxation and enjoyment might sound appealing, but it comes with a critical question: Will you have enough money to comfortably sustain yourself throughout those years? If you’re uncertain about your retirement savings, you’re not alone. [...]

Steps to Protect Your Identity

How to secure your personal and financial information from identity and financial theft Unfortunately, there’s never an off-season from the threat of scammers. Often, they try to steal your identity so they can tap into your financial accounts or open new ones and ruin your credit. Other times, they pretend to be an IRS agent [...]

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