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Managing Your Money

Americans are increasing their debt levels According to a new study of Federal Reserve data, Americans’ debt level is on the rise. In fact, the report found that Americans are about to hit a point where they have more debt than during the recent recession. The study found that the …

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Life can be full of surprises—some good surprises, and some not so welcome ones, like when your car breaks down, the washing machine stops working, or a family member falls ill and you need to buy a last-minute airline ticket. These additional expenses can bring on unnecessary stress …

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Military Saves Week (February 27 – March 4, 2017) is an annual opportunity for individuals to review their savings and take financial action. Each year, we encourage servicemembers and military families just like yours to set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically. This Military Saves Week, try these five …

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February 27th  – March 4th This year we are delighted to participate in the Military Saves campaign. The Military Saves campaign is a component of the nonprofit America Saves and a partner in the Department of Defense’s Financial Readiness Campaign, which seeks to motivate, support, and encourage military families to …

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You now have the ability to skip a payment on your eligible loan (vehicle or personal loan) through Online Banking and the Mobile App! To be eligible for the Skip a Pay Program: You must be registered in Online or Mobile Banking. All of your accounts must be in good …

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Money can have a huge impact on relationships, so much so that it can contribute to marital discord and even divorce. If you’re married or in a long-term relationship, it’s important for you and your partner to either be on the same page financially or …

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I wiped away the water that had splashed on my face during the final play of the high school water polo game that I was scoring. Daniel, clad in his white referee uniform, walked to the table with a big grin on his face. Did I tell you I was …

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When you rolled off the dealership lot in your new set of wheels, everything looked great. But maybe now your vehicle loan has started to feel like a mistake. One way to lower your interest rate and save yourself hundreds of dollars each year, is to refinance your vehicle loan …

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As millennials, we all know how hard it is to save money. Between student loans, ever-rising living costs and salaries that are most likely mediocre at best, our savings goals are apt to get shoved on the back burner as we attempt to navigate the challenges of adulthood in …

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My husband and I like to say that we spent our first two years of marriage basically dating while living under the same roof. Yes, we were husband and wife, and had a nifty little certificate to show for it. But as far as life’s big responsibilities went …

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