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This Week @ South Metro Federal Credit Union

Short, timely articles based on a real-world weekly theme.

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Setting Your Financial Priorities

A look at the factors influencing how we spend and save money.

Setting Financial Priorities

Introduction to a week focused on the factors that influence how we spend and save.


Mysterious Forces That Drive Our Spending Behavior

By exploring the deeper issues that go along with our spending habits, we can unlock the motivations that guide us, giving us a clearer picture of why and how we spend and save.


Conspicuous Consumption - Does It Make You Happy?

When the urge to spend is too great to resist, consider spending that money on new experiences or a charitable donation.


Retirement vs Student Loans?

What a recent college graduate should consider when thinking about saving for retirement or paying down student loans?


Pay a Child's Education With Your Retirement Fund?

A review of some of the most important information to know regarding retirement-funded college educations.


Common Financial Priorities by Decade

A review of some basic financial priorities by decade.

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Personal and Professional Etiquette

Whether you're applying for a new job, having a business lunch or evening going on a date, everyday personal etiquette says a lot about you.

What Etiquette Says About You

Introduction to the Personal and Professional Etiquette week.

Top Ten Etiquette Mistakes When Dining

Whether you're on a first date or attending an important business lunch, good table etiquette is an absolute must if you want to present yourself in the best possible light.

Don't Know How Much to Tip? Here's a Helpful Guide

The ins and outs of tipping anyone who provides you with a service.

Dating: Who Pays?

Knowing when to pay for a date is not always easy these days. Understanding cues and communicating your intent can help you navigate an awkward situation.

The Role of Etiquette in the Workplace

Learning how to successfully navigate the rules of office etiquette is a critical step toward thriving at work. The following will help you negotiate social situations with confidence.

How to Talk About Money

Even in today's "share everything" culture," money is still a sensitive subject - and that's one reason why you should follow the rules of etiquette governing such conversations.

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