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  • 1. What is a Coverdell Education Savings Account and who's eligible to contribute? What are qualified higher education expenses? Public
    Terms of Use What is a Coverdell ESA? Formerly called Education IRAs, a Coverdell Education Savings Account (ESA) is a type of IRA that allows you to make nondeductible contributions up to $2,000 annually for anyone under the age of 18 or a special needs beneficiary of any age. Assets in a Coverdell ESA must be used for qualified education expenses before your child (the designated beneficiary) turns 30 in order to be withdrawn tax-free. Coverdell accounts offer individuals a simple savings mec  More...
  • 2. Education Savings calculator to help develop and fine tune your savings plan for educational expenses. Public
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  • 3. 401k Savings calculator to see how your money can grow in a 401k savings plan. Public
    h1 { font-size: 13pt; font-weight: bold; } body, table, td, th, ul, ol, dd, dl, p, br, h1, dt { font-family: helvetica, arial, sans-serif; font-size: 100%; } 401(k) Calculator A 401(k) can be one of your best tools for creating a secure retirement. It provides you with two important advantages. First, all contributions and earnings to your 401(k) are tax-deferred. You only pay taxes on contributions and earnings when the money is withdrawn. Second, many employers provide matching contributions t  More...
  • 4. Tons of Ways to Save Money Public
    Terms of Use Transportation Airline Fares Car Rental New Cars Used Cars Auto Leasing Gasoline Car Repairs Insurance Auto Insurance Homeowner/Renter Insurance Life Insurance Banking/Credit Checking Savings and Investment Products Credit Cards Auto Loans First Mortgage Loans Mortgage Refinancing Home Equity Loans Housing Home Purchase Renting a Place to Live Home Improvement Major Appliances Utilities Electricity Home Heating Telephone Service Other Food Purchased at Markets Prescription Drugs F  More...
  • 5. Connection Savings accounts Public
    We have a variety of savings accounts available to help you get started on a better financial footing.
  • 6. Saving money on health care Public
    Terms of Use It's estimated that each year on average Americans spend roughly $11,000 per person on health care. Without putting your health on the line, it's good to know where you can reduce medical costs: 1. Generic drugs: Always ask whether the prescription drug your doctor recommends is available in a generic form. Generic drugs can cost 20-70 percent less than name brands, saving you and your insurance company money. Also check into mail order as a way to cut costs. 2. Avoid  More...
  • 7. How do I save for a vacation? Public
    Terms of Use Here are some ideas to help you create a savings plan. Whether you want to go on a dream vacation or save money for any big expenditure, try following these steps. Check out the simple budget worksheet in the Related Content section for help. Step One Of course, you won't be able to dip your toes in the water until you first set your sites on how much your piece of paradise will cost. Tally up your transportation, hotel, dining and entertainment cost estimates, and then divi  More...
  • 8. Does overdraft protection cover usage of my check card? Public
    No, overdraft transfers from savings or lines of credit will not take place if you attempt to use your check card and there are insufficient funds in your checking account.
  • 9. Connection Bill pay Public
    Use our bill pay to automate your finances to save you time and money. We encourage you to try it out and we'll even help you get set up. Click on 'bill pay' the next time you're in online banking to see how easy and convenient it could be. Bill Pay FAQs: Q. Do I need any special software or hardware to use Bill Pay? A. To use Bill Pay you will need to have a browser installed on your PC, which is capable of 128-bit security encryption. Since Bill Pay opens in a separate wi  More...
  • 10. What is a mortgage holding account? Public
    Connection's mortgage holding account is used when you use direct deposit funds to pay your monthly mortgage payments. The funds are deposited directly into this savings account, where they earn dividends, and your mortgage payment is transferred automatically each month from the mortgage holding account.
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