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Preparing Taxes the First Time After College

Mar 9, 2018 | 4 minute read

It’s officially tax season and for recent college-graduates, this may be your first time preparing and filing taxes. Whether you’re filling out a simple tax return or have a more complex...


What Doesn't Affect Your Credit Score?

Mar 7, 2018 | 3 minute read

A high credit score can be like a healthy weight. You know you want it, but are you doing the right things to achieve it?


Rent-to-Own: Be Informed Before You Sign

Mar 1, 2018 | 4 minute read

Imagine a store where you can pay as you go with no credit and get brand-name furniture, appliances and electronics for as little as $19.99 a week. That’s the pitch for rent-to-own companies,...


Save on Medical Expenses with a Health Savings Account (HSA)

Feb 20, 2018 | 3 minute read

A Health Savings Account (HSA) is like a personal savings account you can use on qualified health care expenses for you and your family. Take a moment to review what an HSA is, the eligibility...


Are You Financially Fit?

Feb 1, 2018 | 3 minute read

Consider your financial fitness as you would your physical fitness. It takes work and isn’t a one-and-done situation. Like traditional fitness, it requires consistency and hard work.


3 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Jan 4, 2018 | 2 minute read

When was the last time you looked at your credit score? If you haven’t checked it in a while, it’s time to take a peek and see how you can improve your score. It won’t happen overnight, but small...


5 Things to Look for in a Checking Account

Nov 2, 2017 | 3 minute read

We often are creatures of habit and stick to what we know; that can be true with banking, too. What if the grass really was greener on the other side? Have you evaluated your checking account to...


Mobile Deposit Made Safe and Easy

Oct 17, 2017 | 2 minute read

Mobile deposit is a convenient way to add funds to your account without needing to stop by a branch, mailing in a check, or visiting an ATM.


5 Tips for Handling Your First Credit Card

Sep 27, 2017 | 3 minute read

Getting a credit card for the first time represents a new level of spending capability, but just like getting behind the steering wheel for the first time, there are some things you need to know...


How to Find the Right Credit Card for Your Needs

Sep 7, 2017 | 3 minute read

Now more than ever, banks and financial companies are offering an array of credit cards with different perks, terms, fees, incentives, and interest rates. With so many options to choose from, it’s...