Whether you’re housemates combining only the grocery bill or newlyweds about to share bank accounts, these helpful tips can help prepare you for a more happy financial ever after.[Read more…] about Three Do’s and a Don’t of Combining Finances
Before you bring up the Christmas decorations and head out to the stores to knock out your list, take the time to look at your finances to make sure you’re shopping responsibly this holiday season.[Read more…] about Prepare Your Wallet for Holiday Spending
It’s no surprise that paying for college is one of the biggest stressors for young adults. Many students depend on savings from their parents, student loans, and work-study programs to cover their costs. With the impending economic downturn and the elimination of work-study programs on campuses that have gone remote, the challenge can feel impossible to tackle right now.[Read more…] about Funding Your College Education
Summer is over and the kids are back to school. Any other year back to school would be business as usual. With COVID-19, for most local kids back to school really means buckling down at their kitchen table to attend school virtually. Is your house prepared for you to work from home and have your kids schooling from home? We have a few tips to get set up while on a budget.[Read more…] about At Home Essentials on a Budget
We’ve been working hard out in the community doing what we can to provide businesses and individuals some relief in this trying time. We’ve already seen the impact that COVID-19 has had on our communities but we are optimistic about our resiliency. It’s our responsibility to make sure you’re equipped with the information you need to make it through this period of uncertainty.
Learn more about the Economic Impact Payments and how you can put them to good use.[Read more…] about What to Do With Your Stimulus Check
It’s a seemingly age-old question: Should you bank with a national bank that offers all of the newest bells and whistles in banking? Or do you bank with a local bank that offers simpler services but is rooted in your community?
It’s a hard question to answer. If you travel often, it can be tempting to open an account with a bank that you can find in other localities across the country. But being able to walk into a bank where someone know your name comes with its own set of benefits.[Read more…] about Benefits of Banking Locally