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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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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

A lighted Christmas tree in front of a Carbondale, Illinois intersection showing businesses in the background
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

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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Outdoor Activities On A Budget 
Outdoor Activities On A Budget 

Outdoor adventures are a summertime staple. Whether you’re looking for a budget-friendly activity to do with your kids or with some friends, we’ve got some top ideas to seize summer days while you’ve got them.     Do...

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Tips On Maximizing Your Home Improvements
Tips On Maximizing Your Home Improvements

The spring and summer are the best time for home improvements, especially on the exterior. Whether you’re making the improvements to sell or to curate your dream home, check out these tips on how best to maximize your ROI with home improvements...

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Spring; Energy Saving
Tips To Save Energy This Spring

Spring is here and it is a great opportunity to save some energy and money. Here are a few simple tips to implement to be more energy efficient as the weather warms up this spring. Following these tips is a great way to cut energy costs and save a little...

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Avoid These Common Money Mistakes
Avoid These Common Money Mistakes

As you continue to grow financially, you may begin to realize just how much there is to learn about budgeting, saving, debt, investments, and retirement. At certain stages of life, a person is working on each of those pieces differently. As you make money...

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Budgeting For A Big Family
Budgeting For A Big Family

When your family begins to grow, so do the expenses. It can be hard to try to account for college savings, car loans, gas money, school expenses, clothing, and food as you continue to add on to the family. That is why Banterra Bank is here to offer our...

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