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How to Pay for Your Wedding

It’s best to pay for a wedding with savings, but if you need to finance, look for low-interest options with affordable payments. From the moment you decide to have a wedding, you’re faced with a marathon list of questions. How many people should you invite? Do you need to hire a videographer? To buffet or…

Congrats, Grad! Six Financial Goals After Your Degree

There’s nothing more gratifying than graduating after four years of hard work. But getting a degree and entering the next phase of your life comes with a whole new set of expectations and responsibilities. Graduation often means starting your first full-time job and getting your first significant paycheck. But that paycheck also comes with more…

Mother’s Day Giveaway – Your Mom Moments

It’s almost Mother’s Day and we’re switching it up a bit! We’re celebrating those unfiltered, hair crazy, kids messy, chaos reigning moments we know are day to day life. View our Top 10 Finalists below and cast your vote in the form at the bottom. 1 vote per person. Duplicate votes will be deleted.   

How To Buy A Car – Your Car Buying Cheat Sheet

Congratulations — you’re about to snag a new ride! We’re assuming that you’ve already done some research: You know how much you can afford to spend, which car you want to buy and the true market value (what other people are paying) for that car in your area. And now you’re ready to buy. Follow…

April Is Financial Literacy Month – Here’s Why It Matters

April is Financial Literacy Month. Thrive wants to support you with the tools you need to boost your financial literacy and give you the confidence to make more informed financial decisions for you and your family. That’s why we are proud to offer you free access to Strive to Thrive. Highlights of the online program include: Short, interactive…

LOCAL STAYCATION IDEAS FOR A FUN SPRING BREAK

The last couple years have been tricky for traveling.  If you’re ready to venture out with the kiddos but not stray too far, Muncie and nearby towns may have some hidden gems you forgot about.  If you’re looking for local activities to do this year for spring break, we’ve put together some ideas for local…

Community Partner Spotlight: Hillcroft Services, Inc.

We believe in being actively involved in supporting the growth of the Delaware County community. We support local organizations by making donations of time, talent and money in order to help others in our community Thrive. Meet Thrive’s Community Partner Spotlight: Hillcroft Services, Inc. Hillcroft Services, Inc., founded in 1953, provides Home, Community and Employment support…

Support & Shop Local for the Holidays

As you begin your holiday shopping this year….remember to support and shop local with your favorite small businesses in Delaware County! When you shop local, you not only help support a business owners dream, you keep 4 times the amount of money in our local economy versus shopping at a chain. Local businesses also contribute…

Financial Education Center

This month, learn about planning for retirement. With all of life’s everyday expenses, it is easy to put retirement on the back burner. You’ll learn more about: 401K Plans IRA’s FIRE Lifestyle Annuities When to Collect Social Security and more! Click here to start!   For more education from Thrive’s “Strive to Thrive Center” you…

WHEN DOES REFINANCING AN AUTO LOAN MAKE SENSE?

We’re all familiar with refinancing a home mortgage. People do it all the time – often lowering the interest rate and saving hundreds on their monthly payments, but few people think about refinancing an auto loan. However, many of the same benefits apply. So, when does refinancing make sense? If you didn’t get the best…