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Benefits of Switching to eStatements

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Still receiving your account statements in the mail? With mail theft on the rise, now may be a good time to switch to eStatements. Don’t risk your account statements being stolen or lost in the mail. Take steps to help protect your information and make it less tempting for scammers to steal your personal information. Switch to eStatements, and you’ll have one less thing to worry about.

The Impact of Stimulus Payments on Your Taxes

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

What a year 2020 has been! New Year’s celebrations were barely over when the coronavirus turned things topsy-turvy. But one bright spot for 159 million people was the $1,200 Economic Impact Payment that appeared in their mailbox or checking account. If you didn’t receive a payment, you may be wondering, why? And if you did, you may be wondering, what’s the catch? We are here to help put your

Making Financial Wellness a Part of Your Self-Care

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

When you think of self-care, you likely think of the ways you should take care of your physical and mental well-being. Maybe your self-care routine consists of having a spa day, going for a run, meditating, or even snuggling on the couch with a good book. These are all great ways to break away from the stresses of life, but have you thought of ways to take care of your financial wellness?

Tips to Help You Save on Energy This Winter

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Updated December 16, 2020 Winter is coming! For most of us, this usually means spending more time indoors. Unfortunately, it also means a higher energy bill because we're cranking up the heat to keep us warm and comfortable. The energy bill is one of the biggest household expenses, and it could significantly  impact the budget. With the weather taking a turn to the colder side, you probably

Our Team Shares Ways to Save This Holiday Season

Thursday, November 12, 2020

The holiday season is a wonderful time of year for most people. Traditionally, it's a time for celebrating with loved ones, shopping, gift-giving, traveling, and attending holiday parties. This year has been anything but usual, and the holiday season is shaping up like no other. Yes, the holidays will be different, but it doesn't have to put a damper on your holiday spirit or wallet. With some

Save for the Holidays with a Christmas Club Account

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Imagine this. It's early December, and you've made your holiday shopping list only to realize you don't have enough saved in your account to cover everything on your list. Now you're stressing out and wondering what to do. Should I use my credit card, take out a loan, or pull from another expense or bill from my budget? You can avoid a moment like this with a Christmas Club account. 

Control Your Cards with CardControl

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

It's been a long day already, and you need to stop by the store to pick up a few items for dinner. You get to the checkout to pay when you suddenly realize your card is missing from your wallet. You immediately go into panic mode because you can't remember where you placed your card or the last time you used it.

8 Reasons to Use a Personal Loan

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Did you know a personal loan can be used for many reasons? It could be an excellent resource to help you finance unexpected or planned life events and situations. A personal loan allows us to borrow money at a fixed interest rate and repay it within a specific time period. There are two common types of personal loans - unsecured and secured. However, most personal loans are unsecured, which

Using Direct Deposit to Save

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Need an easy way to save? Do you have the best intentions to save consistently, but something always comes up? Direct deposit may be the solution. A direct deposit is an electronic payment that is automatically deposited into your account. It’s a secure, fast, and convenient way to ensure your pay is deposited on time. Your pay is deposited into a savings or checking account and is usually

Are Personal Loans a Good Option?

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

If you daydream of the perfect wedding, dream vacation, or perhaps you want to consolidate debt but don’t have the means to make it happen, a personal loan may be an option to consider. A personal loan allows you to borrow a lump sum of money and repay it over time, often at an affordable interest rate.