How to Save for Retirement at Every Age

Posted by toddschwartzInvesting, Money Saving Tips

How much do you need to retire? Will you continue working after age 65? Do you want to travel during your retirement? These are just a handful of questions that are important for retirement preparation. Unlike saving for a home or new vehicle, saving for retirement requires long-term commitment and goal-oriented benchmarks. At Titonka Savings Bank we want to help …

Holiday Shopping on a Budget

Posted by Evan FritzChristmas, Holidays, Money Saving Tips, Shopping Tips

The holidays are an exciting time for friends and family to show their love by feasting on turkey and giving gifts, but shopping on a budget can be a nightmare. For many households, spending hundreds of dollars to get a little something for everyone is impossible, and can make the holidays more stressful than enjoyable. With some planning ahead and …

Importance/Benefits – Homeowner Insurance

Posted by craigjohnsonLifestyle, Money Saving Tips, Uncategorized

Favorite family traditions typically take place in a home. You might celebrate birthdays, holidays, anniversaries around the dinner table. You might play catch in the yard or even plant a garden. For many people, owning a home is an exciting chapter in their lives. This excitement can sometimes be overshadowed by the daunting paperwork that comes with being a homeowner. …

Money Saving Tips to Keep Your Budget On Track

Posted by Evan FritzLifestyle, Money Saving Tips

Saving money can seem daunting, especially in the current economic climate. Keeping a budget on track has been made even more difficult by the usual bills piling up and necessary shopping, school starting, and the economic slump caused by Covid-19. However, these easy and achievable tips can help anyone save. Make a Budget The most important part of keeping your …

The Cost of Kids: How to Plan for Your Growing Family

Posted by Evan FritzConsumer Finance, Money Saving Tips

At Titonka Savings Bank we understand that adding to your family may not only be an emotional decision but a financial one as well. With the growing costs of childcare alone, it’s important to have a well-rounded plan for covering the expenses of your expanding household. In order to plan most effectively, we recommend structuring your budgeting into these three stages: …

Tips on Saving Money While in College

Posted by Evan FritzCollege, Money Saving Tips

College is considered a time to earn a degree, gain an education, and make new friends. One thing nobody associates college with, however, is saving money.  The poor college student living off instant ramen and asking their parents for money is a common stereotype, and not that far off.  In fact, according to Financial Advisor, nearly two-thirds of college undergrads …