Pet Ownership Costs: Can You Afford a Cat or Dog?

Cats and dogs are companions, and in many instances, part of the family. After playing and cuddling up with a cat or dog, you may feel the urge to get one of your own. However, it’s important to evaluate all the pet ownership costs that come with a … [Read more...]

Saving for College: How to Save Big Bucks

When it comes to starting a family and raising children, one of the main concerns that haunts parents is the thought of saving for college. However, there’s good news for new families! According to a new study on how America saves for college, the … [Read more...]

Small Business Banking: Financial Advice for Owners

Small businesses aren’t really that small. In fact, small business optimism (the overall health of the small business industry) has hit an all-time high! According to a report created by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) in April … [Read more...]

Marriage & Money: Tips for Fiancés and Newlyweds

It’s wedding season! Engaged couples have long been dreaming of what the big day will be like, what destination they’ll choose for their honeymoon, and where they will live after the wedding. While planning a wedding, it’s easy for couples to get … [Read more...]

Types of Insurance: What You Need to Know

Insurance, in concept, is something we all know we need.  Most of us carry multiple types of insurance such as life, auto, mortgage, and health insurance. The question is whether or not you’re covered for the right things. Do you have enough … [Read more...]

Financial Fraud: A Guide to Protecting All Your Finances

Technology has increasingly become the main platform for everything from communication to shopping. You can now buy groceries without leaving the comfort of your home or purchase goods with same-day delivery. Unfortunately, the growth of our … [Read more...]

Personal Finance Tips: How Americans Spend Money | Infographic

Financial management can be tricky, and it's a constant struggle for many American families. Take a look at this graph displaying personal savings rates in the United States from 1960 to 2017. According to the statistics, we are saving less and … [Read more...]

Mobile Banking Apps: Easier Money Management

With the touch of a button, your smartphone or tablet transforms into anything from a photo album or TV to a music player or health monitor. We live in a busy, online world and you have the universe at your fingertips -- you just have to know how to … [Read more...]

Safe Online Banking: For You & Your Money

From 24/7 account access to quick and easy bill paying, online banking offers members a convenient way to handle their finances. However, the rise of technology also brings an increase in potential hackers, scams, and fraud cases. Whether you're … [Read more...]

Do You Know About the 2017 Tax Filing Extension?

The date April 15 is probably as quickly recognizable to most Americans as July 4 or December 25. Traditionally recognized as Tax Day, it's the deadline for filing your previous year's tax return.  With one month to go, you may be feeling the … [Read more...]