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Money and Marriage: Banking Together after Tying the Knot

So you’ve tied the knot, moved in together, and are excited about taking the next big step as a married unit. What about merging your finances? If you haven’t already done so, having a discussion on how to best handle your money as a couple should happen sooner than later.

The Best Conversation to Have with Your Grandparents this Holiday

Your grandparents have so much to offer — embarrassing stories about your parents, vintage style, and even sage financial advice. But you might have already known this; almost three-quarters of young adults consider their grandparents to be an influence on their saving and spending habits, according to a study by

6 Money Lessons to Teach Your Kids Before They Get to Campus

On their own for the first time, many college students struggle with their newfound responsibilities, including handling their money. According to a survey from financial education company EverFi and technology and financial services company HigherOne, college students are less confident in their ability to manage money than any other aspect

How to Get Your Finances in Order in 4 Steps

Getting out of the revolving cycle of debt may seem intimidating, but with a little guidance you can breathe easy! According to CreditCards.com, the average American adult has $4,878 in consumer debt. Not all debt is bad and managed properly can increase your credit score ultimately achieving better rates, saving

When Does it Make Sense to Consolidate Debt

Debt can be hard to crawl out of, especially when payments on credit cards, consumer loans and student loans continue to pile up on top of your living expenses. Overwhelmed with a blizzard of monthly bills, many people look at consolidation as an alternative. Streamlining debts can be a useful

5 Things to Do This January

January is when goals run rampant and we are saturated with resolutions to do better this year. As a financial institution, it’s our priority to help you make the most out of your money. Which is why we’ve resolved to assist you in becoming Financially Fit this year! Follow our

10 Unexpected Reasons to Get a Personal Loan

There are Personal Loans that can help with just about any of life’s surprises. They are a quick and easy way to help cover immediate expenses without breaking the bank. And with a good credit score, you’ll likely be able to snag the most affordable interest rates, too. Here are 10 unexpected

Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring cleaning! Time to flip your mattress, dust the ceiling fans, and organize your finances. If you’re unsure where to start, here are some helpful guidelines to getting your fiscal house in order: Create a Basic Filing System Organize your important documents into easy to find folders. Sort your papers