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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.

Our Community Shares How Spending and Financial Goals Have Changed

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

These last few months, during the COVID-19 pandemic, have been full of many unexpected changes. Between spending more time at home, less time traveling, and more time cooking, you’ve probably noticed a difference in your spending habits and budget.

Plan a Fun and Relaxing Staycation

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

This summer’s normal travel and vacation most likely look a lot different if they are happening at all.  Many vacation plans have canceled due to the pandemic.  However, most of us most likely are in need of a vacation now more than ever. The stress of the pandemic from juggling childcare, school, work, and uncertainty has been just that – stressful.  

What Should I Do - Save or Pay Off Debt?

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

You may be wondering if you should be increasing your savings or paying off debt.  Everyone’s finances are different, and no one size fits all or one approach is best for everyone. However, the best approach to deciding whether to save or pay off debt is best for you is to determine your financial priorities.

Our Team on How Spending and Financial Goals Have Changed

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

This year has already been a whirlwind year. Typically, at the start of the year, we set out to accomplish goals and set resolutions for ourselves – maybe buying a house or going on a long-awaited European vacation. However, with the events surrounding COVID-19 and the economic downturn, many of our goals have changed.

Difference Between Your Current and Available Balance

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Considering your checking account is the account you most likely pay your bills from, it's important to understand the difference between the two types of balances available when you check your account balance. Yes, you read that right, your checking account actually has two kinds of balances: the Current Balance and the Available Balance.

6 Helpful Budgeting Tips

Thursday, March 26, 2020

With everything that's happening right now and as you find yourself spending more time at home, it may be the perfect time to create a budget. Budgeting is key to understanding your finances and answering the question 'where does all my money go?'.