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9 Boring Habits That Will Make You Rich

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Originally published on moneytips.com on March 29, 2018 The idea of being rich appeals to most of us. What’s not to like about a world where your only money trouble is how to spend it? Plus, in a world where money is plentiful, you’re free to do all kinds of exciting things most of us […]

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Madison Wants to Help Keep Laid Off Toys R Us Workers in the City

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Originally published by WKOW.com on March 17, 2018 By David Johnson MADISON (WKOW) — Tens of thousands of employees are wondering what to do next after Toys R Us announced a shutdown of its U.S. stores. The company filed court documents Thursday to close or sell all of its domestic stores. That also includes a […]

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10 Habits to Become a Highly Successful Saver

Infgraphic 10 Habits to Become a Highly Successful Saver

Start creating these 10 habits to become a highly successful saver. 1. Making Savings a Priority Put aside a certain amount each month for your savings account, and make it automatic so you don’t even have to think about it. 2. Not Spending Your Raise This is one of the best opportunities to pay off […]

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CUNA Mutual Group Spins Off Employment Insurance Tool

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Originally published in Madison Magazine on Feb. 21, 2018 By Brennan Nardi Coming of age in the mid-1990s, bouncing from minimum-wage paycheck to paycheck with zero in savings, I could barely afford car insurance. I had no business owning that zippy Honda Civic my grandfather sold me for a dollar, but I adored it. Any […]

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New Insurance Program Gives South Carolinians Living Paycheck to Paycheck Money After Income Loss

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Originally Published by the Milwaukee Business Journal on Feb. 13, 2018 SafetyNet provides workers an instant lump-sum payment after layoff, illness or injury MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE) SafetyNet, a first-of-its-kind insurance program that gives workers an immediate lump-sum payment after an unexpected layoff, illness or injury, launched today in South Carolina. SafetyNet’s income insurance program is […]

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Life with a SafetyNet (and without)

Life with a SafetyNet and without a SafetyNet

Check out our infographic featuring two stories of Dave, who unexpectedly got laid off from his job. As you can see, life with a SafetyNet is a lot easier. Do you have a financial safety net in place? PSIC-P1.0-B2-013018

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Toys ‘R’ Us Closing all U.S. Locations

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Originally published in BizTimes | Milwaukee Business News on Jan. 24, 2018 By Corrinne Hess Retail chain operator Toys “R” Us Inc. filed a motion seeking bankruptcy court approval to begin the process of winding down its business and liquidating its inventory at 735 U.S. stores Thursday, one day after announcing its plans to shutter […]

Financial New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make for 2018

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Originally published Jan. 17, 2018 on Credit.com By Trae Bodge Every year, we make New Year’s’ resolutions with the best of intentions. But, according to a 2017 poll by Statistic Brain, only 9.2% of us feel like we are successful in keeping them. We explore the most popular resolutions and provide expert advice for how to […]

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SafetyNet’s Mark Greene Featured on Bootstrapping in America

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Listen to TechWisconsin’s Matt Cordio talking with Mark Greene, SafetyNet’s director of innovation and product development, about our innovative income insurance program on Episode 22.

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27 Awesome Ways to Spend $5

27 awesome ways to spend $5 infographic

At SafetyNet™, we’re big on saving money. Saving brings security, happiness and peace of mind. But spending money is a part of life and also something that brings joy. The key with spending wisely is focusing on the true value of your purchases and using your dollars in a way that will maximize your happiness—not […]