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Spot and avoid email scams

Most of us use email and other messaging services daily, whether it’s for work or to stay i... Read more
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Optimizing resources

We believe that being a good member of the community includes being cognizant of the effects we a... Read more
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Stabilize your income with crop insurance

Crop insurance is an essential business tool in today’s fluctuating agricultural economy. I... Read more
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How to Stay Safe from Tax Scams

As people seek to file their tax returns this year, cybercriminals will be busy trying to take ad... Read more
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Save for a vacation you can afford

When the winter winds are howling, it's easy to start dreaming of warmer weather. Whether you... Read more
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A simple way to prepare for 2019

With 2018 wrapping up, it’s an ideal time to take a look at your credit report and make sur... Read more
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The best tenant: you!

Every business needs a space to operate. With real estate rental costs typically being the third ... Read more
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Spreading holiday cheer

One of our favorite things about the holiday season is that it gives us another opportunity to gi... Read more
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Shop smart this holiday season

The holidays are right around the corner and for most of us that means holiday shopping. If you&r... Read more
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Make holiday shopping simple

The holidays are coming and, for many, that means holiday shopping and budgeting. Here are some s... Read more
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Why have an umbrella policy?

Umbrella insurance is a secondary type of liability insurance that covers your personal liability... Read more
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Locking in a mortgage rate

Mortgage interest rates can change daily, sometimes hourly. That’s why locking in a rate is... Read more
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Lower your mortgage payment

Your mortgage payment is likely your largest monthly expense, but that doesn’t mean it shou... Read more
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Marriage and money

When you dream of being married, you probably don't fantasize about paying bills, but such pr... Read more
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Sustainability in action

Starion Bank understands the importance of going green and is committed to doing our part. If you... Read more
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Do you need renter's insurance?

If you rent an apartment, condo or home, renter’s insurance is your safeguard against prope... Read more
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Preventing elder abuse

By one estimate, older Americans lose up to $30 billion a year to elder financial abuse. Con arti... Read more
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7 tips for getting a mortgage

Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make. But getting a mortgage loan... Read more
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Avoiding online tax scams

It's tax season, which means it’s also time for tax scams. Some tax scams occur when fr... Read more
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Tap equity for winter remodel

Most of us find ourselves with more free time in the winter. That’s why it’s the perf... Read more
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Skip daily trips to the bank

Most business owners go into business to do something they love; not because they enjoy bookkeepi... Read more
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When to consolidate debt

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to consolidating debt. And with so many different types of... Read more
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Is your coverage complete?

Auto insurance covers damages done to you, your car, other people and other's property as a r... Read more
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Secure transactions

Even though many businesses have converted, there are still some that need to make the shift to c... Read more
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Protecting your credit

Whether you want to protect your individual or business credit, it is important to take precautio... Read more
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Insuring your student is covered

As recent high school graduates get ready to head off to college, you may be prepping your studen... Read more
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Cash where you need it

Before you hit the road for the holiday weekend, don’t forget to swing by one of Starion&rs... Read more
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It can pay to buy

June is homeownership month and there are so many reasons to consider becoming a homeowner. If yo... Read more
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Financial planning for every age

While finances may not be the most glamorous thing to talk about, they are one of the most import... Read more
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Secure travels

Summer is almost here and for many of us that means it’s time to get away! It’s not s... Read more
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Evaluating a home's foundation

As years pass, a home’s foundation is likely to shift. While some change is acceptable and ... Read more
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Spring clean your finances

The weather is warming up, the birds are returning and the flowers are in bloom. Even though you ... Read more
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Make your tax refund work for you

Is that lump of cash from your recent tax return burning a hole in your pocket? Rather than runni... Read more
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Tap into your home’s equity

If your home is worth more than you owe on it, its equity can secure you a loan for many needs, s... Read more
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Digital spring cleaning

Spring cleaning is almost a right of passage. With it we celebrate the renewal of life that occur... Read more
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Phishing emails and you

When it comes to email, we’ve all come across a phishing email that appeared to be a legiti... Read more
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Kick credit card debt

Credit cards are a convenient resource for when an emergency or unexpected purchase arises. Howev... Read more
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Cozy up to a winter mortgage

When it comes to shopping for a home, winter is not the most popular season. Cold, the wind, sn... Read more
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Cybercrime prevention tips

Cybercrime is any violation of federal, state, or local statute, or malicious or suspicious activ... Read more
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Resolve to save more

Building a savings reserve is one of the best things you can do for your long-term financial heal... Read more
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Snow bird safety tips

As the temperatures start to drop, you may be getting ready to skip town for the winter. If you&r... Read more
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Saving this holiday season

The holiday season is still a few months away but it's not too early to start thinking about ... Read more
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Lessons outside the classroom

There are simple ways you can start setting your child up for early financial success. Whether it... Read more
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Go farther with an auto loan

Buying a new vehicle is a big and exciting decision. We know that for you it's more than how ... Read more
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Tips for smart college borrowing

If you or your child is considering higher education, you may be looking at funding options. Loan... Read more
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A mortgage term you can afford

You’ve planned and saved and now your hard work has paid off. You’re ready start the ... Read more
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Five tips for a bigger down payment

Collecting enough cash for 20%, or even 5%, of your new home’s purchase price can seem daun... Read more
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Tapping the equity in your home

If you’re thinking about making home improvements or buying a new vehicle, you may want to ... Read more
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Money matters when a loved one passes

Dealing with the death of a loved one is stressful enough. But not knowing what to do with someon... Read more
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Security for your sale proceeds

It’s that time of year to start thinking about the proceeds of your crop or livestock sale.... Read more
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An auto loan to take you farther

Whether you’re shopping for a new or used vehicle, Starion Financial makes the financing pr... Read more
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What to consider when building

When you are having a home built for you, your loan should be designed for the special needs you&... Read more
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Make your tax refund work for you

Is that lump of cash from your recent tax return burning a hole in your pocket? Rather than runni... Read more
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Why life insurance coverage may be crucial

Planning now for your and your family’s future can help protect you and keep them financial... Read more
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Let your home take you farther

If you’re thinking about making home improvements or buying a new vehicle, you may want to ... Read more
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Lower premiums could make homeownership possible

In an effort to make owning a home more affordable, the Federal Housing Administration has dramat... Read more
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Year-round tax savings tips

Each tax season, people across the country miss out on millions of tax deduction opportunities. W... Read more
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Are you taking full advantage of your high-deductible plan?

If you’re like many who opted for a high-deductible health insurance plan, you’ll wan... Read more
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Low mortgage rates make winter financing attractive

Many of us don’t think of winter as a time to buy, build or refinance a home, but Starion m... Read more
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Divorce and money

Not only does divorce affect those involved emotionally, but it has financial repercussions as we... Read more
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Planning a vacation – save now or pay more later

If a winter vacation is in your plans, consider the financial aspects along with all the details ... Read more
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Protecting your credit card activities

Credit cards have become a preferred way of purchasing for many. They are convenient, accepted by... Read more
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Understanding Auto Insurance

Auto insurance covers damages done to you, your car, other people and other's property as a r... Read more
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