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Financial health helps you leverage skills and opportunities to harness new monetary advantages. Maintaining complete visibility of your finances is the best way to reach them. Let’s dive into why financial wellness is so important—and how you can improve your monetary health today. If you want to be physically healthy, you have to work towards it. You must eat right, exercise regularly, and communicate with your doctor. You could easily say the same about financial health and wellness. Financial health helps you leverage skills and opportunities to harness new monetary advantages...
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Gear up for the season with our holiday budgeting tips! Maximize your festive cheer while staying on track with your financial plans. While it’s better to give than receive, you can take charge of your expenses this season with effective holiday budgeting tips. Understanding Our Spending Intentions Before we get into our budgeting tips, it’s important to understand why you might be tempted to buy more this holiday season. Stress can be a key factor in overspending and is sometimes more stressful than the holidays. You might also feel social pressure to buy certain in-demand items. Or a flash...
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Making Integrated Payables Work: How to Help Your Money Do More If you’re still running manual payment processes, you may be leaving money on the table. Learn how treasury processes like integrated payables have a direct impact on both your cash flow and vendor relationships. Treasury processes like integrated payables can have a direct impact on both your cash flow and vendor relationships. And yet, many accounts payable (AP) departments rely on manual, unintegrated systems to manage multiple workflows with different files. This lack of automation can cause errors, late payments and other...
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Every year, vulnerable Americans suffer losses of over $28 billion due to financial exploitation, as reported 1 by the AARP. Shockingly, only a quarter of all frauds against the elderly are reported to law enforcement. At New Mexico Bank & Trust, a division of HTLF Bank, we are dedicated to safeguarding our vulnerable customers, and we are here to help you recognize and understand the signs of financial exploitation or abuse. Take steps to help protect yourself or your loved ones from these devastating crimes by educating yourself on these crucial matters. According to the Department of Justice’s definition of financial...
Skilled labor plays a critical role in keeping the cogs of the economy running smoothly. The manufacturing industry’s ongoing skilled labor shortage is marked by some concerning trends. While the manufacturing industry, like many others, faces challenges related to economic uncertainty and inflationary spirals, it’s also dealing with global logistics backlogs, supply chain bottlenecks, and cyberattacks. The continued loom of a talent shortage may affect the industry’s growth momentum. Lower productivity in the manufacturing sector and a reduced ability to meet customer demands are both...