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With June officially behind us, it’s time to face the facts: we’re headedtoward the second half of 2021. While there’s still plenty of time to enjoythe rest of summer, we encourage you to slow down and check up onyour financial well-being.
Review your budget: Your spending habits likely look different now thanthey did in 2020, but did you adjust your yearly budget accordingly? Thesecond half of the year can be expensive, between the holiday seasonand back-to-school spending. Take some time now to prepare.
Check your credit score: If you plan on moving, purchasing a car, ortaking out a personal loan this year, you’ll want your credit score in goodshape. Your score could have been impacted by recently accrued debt,late payments, hard credit inquiries, identity theft, and more.
Prepare for advanced tax credits: If your family is eligible, you maybegin receiving advanced child tax credits in July. Families who qualifyare expected to receive six installments via direct deposit or mailed check.If you anticipate getting the credit, you may want to talk it over with yourtax professional.
With 2021 looking different than last year, take some time to evaluate yourfinancial standings as we prepare for the second half of the year.Remember, we’re always here if you need assistance reassessing orworking towards your financial goals.