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What's your favorite restaurant? We're not talking about the closest one that you run to when you’re in a hurry, or the one...


Tags: Sustainable Banking, Bank Local

Especially around this time of year, it’s important to shop smart. Whether you’re buying in bulk for holiday gatherings,...


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It's a David and Goliath debate: How does a local community bank stack up against a big bank? While we at Kasasa are squarely...


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We’ve been over the pros and the cons of auto refinancing, when and why you should refinance your car. Now let’s get down to...


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We all know how holiday spending adds up. All those gift-wrapped boxes under the tree and tantalizing bumps in the stocking...


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Itchy spending fingers tend to reach unconsciously for the credit card around this time of year. Unexpected and totally...


Tags: Holiday Smarts, Lending

Your life is way too busy to think about the local economy right this minute. You are grabbing an order of fish and chips from...


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Lots of us get into bad auto loans, due to lack of experience, unfortunate circumstances, or a combination of both. People at...


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By Kasasa On October 21, 2021

Ten important facts about debt

1. Americans are anchored by credit-card debt.

Despite the drop in credit card debt in 2020, the average American household...


Tags: College Finances, Budgeting, Credit Scores,