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Tackle Holiday Debt with a Balance Transfer

Jan 11, 2022 | 3 minute read

The holidays are over, but the credit card debt remains for many. In fact, four in 10 U.S. adults report willing to go into debt – or deeper debt – for holiday shopping.1 Your balance payoff strategy...


New Year, New Credit Card – New Opportunities!

Jan 7, 2022 | 5 minute read

Welcome to 2022! The best resolutions benefit you long after the ball drops. A simple one to consider is opening another credit card. If you’ve been playing around with the idea of doing so, below...


3 Proven Ways to Stay Positive About Your Finances

Dec 21, 2021 | 3 minute read

It’s Look on the Brightside Day. Sometimes, the best way to approach a situation is with positivity. This is especially true when facing money issues. A defeatist mindset won’t necessarily keep you...


Sure-fire Ways to Avoid a Checking Account Overdraft

Dec 17, 2021 | 4 minute read

Overdrafts are a drag. Luckily, you can do your best to avoid them by embracing some simple tips. The options below will help you leave checking account overdrafts behind as we approach the new year.


How to Start Generational Wealth

Dec 16, 2021 | 5 minute read

Generational wealth is much more attainable than you might think. It’s not just passing on a second home or a multi-million-dollar inheritance, because the term includes any financial assistance or...


Common FAQs for Refinancing a Car

Dec 15, 2021 | 3 minute read

Whether you pulled your vehicle out of the dealership lot a year or a few weeks ago, you may still love it – but not the loan you applied for to take it home. If you can relate, know there are other...


5 Important 401(k) Terms You Should Know

Oct 12, 2021 | 3 minute read

Learning is a science. Before your brain can really comprehend a concept, it first needs a solid foundation. Understanding 401(k)s is no different! Building your vocabulary will help you fully absorb...


Get in the End Zone: Smart Money Tips for Couples

Sep 20, 2021 | 4 minute read

You and your partner are a team – and that’s how you should approach money matters! The right plays will help you score a touchdown, together. From securing an industry-leading checking account to...


Break the Cycle: How to Save When There Isn’t Room in the Budget

Sep 10, 2021 | 5 minute read

66.1% of millennials in the Midwest report living paycheck to paycheck.1 If you fall into this group, you know that saving can sometimes feel like an unattainable luxury. How are you supposed to save...


Stay-at-Home Parent’s Guide to Building Credit

Sep 9, 2021 | 4 minute read

Being a stay-at-home parent comes with many perks, including more time to spend raising and shaping the little ones in your life. But it can also come with some unique challenges regarding credit....