Lyon County State Bank

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How to Protect Money for Your Heirs in FDIC-Insured Accounts Among the many reasons people put significant sums in FDIC-insured deposits is to keep that money safe — for themselves and for their heirs. While the FDIC doesn’t recommend particular financial products or strategies for achieving your estate-planning goals,… Read More

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You can meet your goals with automated deposits and investments Many people starting out in their careers find themselves burdened with lots of debt (perhaps from student loans, credit cards and car loans) and very little savings for future needs. But there are simple strategies for gradually building small… Read More

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10 Tips to Green Your Home and Save Money Whether you’re a renter or a homeowner, chances are you care about protecting the environment – and saving money. Here are some tips from Lyon County State Bank to help you do both. Location, location, location efficiency. Carefully consider the… Read More

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Here are key tips to help your high school students begin to connect the facts of personal financial education with real-life opportunities … and then to begin implementing them. Get to know what taxes are: If you haven’t already, review a pay stub together and explain that the taxes… Read More

Middle-school children are more likely to begin earning money outside of the house, and their increasing “wealth” and independence can open the door to costly impulse purchases. What advice can parents and guardians pass along to them? Work more, earn more: Create opportunities for your child to earn more… Read More

If you’re finding yourself overwhelmed by debt, it’s crucial to find a solution. FDIC Consumer News offers a few tips for what to do. Contact your lender immediately if you think you won’t be able to make a loan payment. “Lenders generally prefer to work with customers to find… Read More

While it’s important to pay your bills, it’s also wise to “pay yourself” — to contribute to your savings accounts, even in uncertain times when you may be strapped for cash. “During tough financial times, you may believe you cannot pay your bills and continue to put money into… Read More

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