Wallet Works

This is Walter Wiser. He's our money know-it-all and he's here to help you make your wallet work for you.

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OFF-CAMPUS LIVING WORKSHEET

Thinking about moving off campus? Use our worksheet to help decide if it’s the right financial fit for you.

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BUDGETING WORKSHEET

Trying to get your finances on track? Our budgeting worksheet can help you get started.

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SUMMER VACATION SAVINGS

Dreaming of a summer vacation? We visited Strawberry Square to learn how people are saving for their favorite trips.

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GO GREEN AND SAVE GREEN

Did you know going green can save you green? We visited the Pennsylvania Recreation & Park Society, Inc. to learn more.

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WHAT KIDS THINK ABOUT MONEY

We all know kids give the best advice, so we stopped by a local classroom to hear what they had to say about money.

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AMERICA SAVES WEEK

Looking for ways to increase your savings? We visited a local bookstore to get tips from community members.

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FINANCIAL NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

Trying to decide on a financial goal for the New Year? We stopped by the Pennsylvania Farm Show to learn about community members’ New Year’s resolutions.

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HOLIDAY SHOPPING: PART 2

Feeling stressed out about the holidays? We visited a local business to see how far their employees had gotten on their holiday to-do lists.

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HOLIDAY SHOPPING: PART 1

Looking for ways to save on holiday shopping? We visited a local business to collect their employees’ top tips for saving on holiday spending.

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CREDIT UNIONS VS. BANKS

Do you know the difference between a credit union and a bank? We visited a local coffee shop to see what our community knew.

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REDEFINE YOUR STUDENT LOAN REFUND

Did you know most financial aid “refunds” contain student loan money that has to be paid back after graduation?

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CREATE YOUR BUDGET

Creating a budget is the first step to getting your finances on track.

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PROTECT YOUR MONEY AND IDENTITY

With billions of dollars stolen from consumers each year, it’s more important than ever to know how to protect yourself and your money from identity theft and fraud.

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SUMMER BREAK ON A BUDGET

Check out five ways to create summer memories without building more debt.

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PROTECT YOURSELF FROM CREDIT CARD FRAUD

If you rely on plastic for your purchases, it’s important to know how to protect yourself.

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IS THAT DIY WORTH IT?

Ask yourself these four questions before taking on a “DIY” project.

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HOW SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS CAN BUILD BUSINESS CREDIT

If you’re dreaming of owning your own small business, this is how you can get started.

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DOES IT PAY TO SAVE?

Are good deals always good? In some situations, saving money may be costing you.

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DO YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA HABITS PUT YOU AT RISK?

Learn how sharing too much with “friends” now can cause a financial or identity theft nightmare later.

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DEBUNKING COMMON CREDIT MYTHS

There’s a lot of misinformation floating around out there. Arm yourself with the facts.

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FIVE COMPONENTS OF A CREDIT SCORE

You may know a credit score is important, but do you know how it’s calculated?

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3 WAYS YOU’RE LOSING MONEY AT WORK

Nixing these all-too-common habits can lead to big savings.

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