5 Tips for Anyone Late to the Retirement-Planning Game

“Over-the-hill” surprise birthday parties can be fun. But one shock you don't want in your 50s is the realization that you've completely overlooked retirement or are significantly behind where you need to be. Late retirement planning is better … [Read more...]

Tips for 2015 Holiday Online Shopping

It’s another Friday and time for some words of wisdom to ensure you don’t break the bank this holiday season when shopping for everyone on your list. If you missed last week’s blog, on the benefits of automatic savings accounts for year-round saving, … [Read more...]

Avoiding Family Drama When Managing Your Parents’ Money

As the holidays approach, you may be spending more time visiting with your family members in their homes, and you may notice a few things that make you feel uneasy.  A large pile of unopened mail; their wallet, credit card or cash laying haphazardly … [Read more...]

Saving for the Holidays: 3 Benefits of Automatic Savings Accounts

With Black Friday and the kick-off to the holiday spending season just three weeks away, we are dedicating every Friday in November to providing tips that will help you save and spend wisely! This week we're discussing the benefits of automatic … [Read more...]

Children are Victims of Identity Theft Too

We've discussed the issue of identity theft on our blog previously, but today we're looking at victims of identity theft that you may not realize are a threat, your children. In one of the largest reports on child ID theft, Carnegie Mellon's Cylab … [Read more...]

5 Questions to Ask When Applying For a Loan

Applying for a loan, no matter what kind, can be a daunting process. A great way to ease your stress is to formulate a list of questions before beginning the process. Doing a little research can go a long way and will help you be prepared for what … [Read more...]

Insurance Awareness: Are you Covered?

UPDATE: We updated this article from June 2015 to include our "Does Your Insurance Have You Covered?" SlideShare. Insurance, in concept, is something we all know we need.  And most of us carry multiple types of insurance; life insurance, auto … [Read more...]

5 Common Fraud Schemes

UPDATE: In the past week, police have been investigating the use of credit card/ATM skimmers at a banking location in Lebanon County.  Several months ago our IT Manager, Matt Steffy provided information on common fraud schemes that cyber criminals … [Read more...]

Approach Your Student Loan Repayment Confidently

Graduating from college leaves you with a sense of accomplishment and relief knowing that late night study sessions and term papers are a thing of the past. Don’t ruin your state of euphoria by fretting over your student loans. By approaching those … [Read more...]

Say Hello to Chip-Based Credit Cards!

In her “What to Expect in 2015” blog post, our CEO, Abby Kiebach, eluded to upcoming changes in personal security in the credit union industry, including the introduction of chip-based credit cards.  Formally called EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) … [Read more...]