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Benefits of Using a Digital Wallet
Benefits of Using a Digital Wallet

These days we can do just about everything from the convenience of our mobile devices. Now with the help of Banterra, your mobile device can also...

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Benefits of Using a Digital Wallet
Benefits of Using a Digital Wallet

These days we can do just about everything from the convenience of our mobile devices. Now with the help of Banterra, your mobile device can also serve as your wallet. Rather than carrying your debit or credit card in your wallet, connect your...

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How To Write A Business Plan

Whether you are starting a new business or growing your current business, creating a business plan is an essential tool to success.  Writing a business plan doesn’t have to be complicated.  Follow this step-by-step guide to learn to write...

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business banking, business plan, small business

Decorate For Less This Holiday Season
Decorate For Less This Holiday Season

This time of the year is the best and most fun time to decorate! Halloween and Thanksgiving are swiftly followed by winter holidays like Christmas and New Year’s, making a quick turnaround for seasonal décor. Keep reading for some decorating...

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Holiday Decor, Holiday Savings, Home Improvement

October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month
October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

It is vital that we continuously improve our cybersecurity knowledge and habits. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – use this as your opportunity to learn something new and enhance your existing cybersecurity habits.   What...

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Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Cybersecurity Tips

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Fall Activities You MUST Try

The unbearably hot days are finally behind us so it’s time to enjoy fall and all the fun activities that come with it. It can be hard to decide which activities to partake in, so we have compiled a list of some of our favorites to enjoy this fall....

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Fall, Seasonal

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Five Tips To Start Saving For The Holidays

The holiday season is coming up and everyone is getting excited about the most magical time of the year. As fun as the holidays are, they also come with some high expenses. The key to the holiday season being as least stressful as possible is to plan...

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budgeting, holiday, Savings, Seasonal

August 14th is National Financial Awareness Day 
August 14th is National Financial Awareness Day 

August 14th is National Financial Awareness Day. In this blog, we will highlight what financial awareness is, what Financial Awareness Day entails, and some top ways you can celebrate it. Do you need to get your financials under control? Do you have...

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Boost Your Curb Appeal in ONE Weekend 

If it’s been a minute since you last freshened up your curb appeal – no worries! If you have a wide-open weekend, make your time worth wild and upgrade your exterior to boost curb appeal in ONE weekend. Keep reading to learn about our five...

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curb appeal, home renovation

Budget-Friendly Recipes To Bring To A Summer Outing 
Budget-Friendly Recipes To Bring To A Summer Outing 

Summertime is always busy with potlucks, gatherings, and BBQs. Don’t waste time or bust the budget on your dish - dig into these sweet, savory, and delicious recipes to bring to your next summer outing.  Dips   Dips are easy...

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How To Save On Gas Prices
How To Save On Gas Prices

In the last couple of months, it is no secret that gas prices have skyrocketed. Let’s face it, our pockets feel some pain after we fill up our gas tanks. Here are some top tips to save some money on gas this summer.   1. Find The...

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