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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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Marriage and Money

Whether you're getting married or just getting serious, mingling financial accounts with a significant other takes some careful consideration and planning.

How Money Affects Your Relationship

Money issues can impact your relationship in both positive and negative ways.

Moving in Together: Money and Romance

Talking about money and your personal financial goals before moving in together is a great way to avoid potential financial surprises.

Joint Bank Account Considerations

Opening a joint account with a partner requires some important guidelines.

Getting Hitched

Three financial functions to handle before or immediately after you get married.

Money and Children

Four money concerns that crop up when kids enter the picture.

Protect Your Future Self

As with any financial consideration, both married and unmarried couples should discuss retirement savings carefully and choose a path that is best for both individuals now and in the future.

About South Metro Federal Credit Union

Our suite of Financial Education Services (FES) is founded on providing a thorough education and consistent guidance with a confidential personal representative. With this relationship in place, we’ll work with you to determine your broad goals and set tactics for direct outcomes that build credit and help manage debt. We’ll empower you with the mindset, tools and products it takes to make an impact on your financial health.


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