Member stories / community partners / Small Business / Lake Trust News

Helping others on their self-care journey.

Anne Trelfa - Apr 16, 2024 9:41:14 AM

Launched in March of 2020, Sylvia’s Sudsery, LLC of Lansing offers whimsical artisan soaps, bath bombs, foaming sugar scrubs, and more. But, according to owner Danielle, Sylvia’s Sudsery is about...

Member stories / Lake Trust News

The Sweet Journey to Entrepreneurship

Abbie Dyer - Feb 12, 2024 9:36:27 AM

It’s almost impossible to be sad while eating dessert. And Marcus Leslie knows this best. As the owner and head baker of Mr. Leslie’s Cheesecakes, Marcus helps spread happiness throughout the Lansing...

Buying a Home / Giving Back / Lake Trust News

Haven Homes of Detroit Named 2023 Home Loan Giveback Recipient

Abbie Dyer - Jan 29, 2024 10:40:15 AM

Your home is more than just four walls. It’s a place where you relax at the end of a long day. It’s a source of comfort. And it’s the backdrop of countless memories you’ve formed with friends and...

Financial Life Planning / Insurance

What is a Health Savings Account (HSA)?

Abbie Dyer - Dec 5, 2023 3:50:19 PM

Whether you’re changing jobs or exploring health insurance plans during open enrollment, it’s often difficult to decide which option is right for you and your situation. If you’re offered a high...

Savings Tips / Student Loans / Refinancing

Should You Refinance Your Student Loans?

Abbie Dyer - Nov 21, 2023 11:12:46 AM

Investing in your education, your future, and your dreams is always a smart choice. If you have student loans, maybe now it’s time to consider another smart option to help you pay them back....

Savings Tips / Financial Life Planning / Budgeting

How To Stay On Budget This Holiday Season

Abbie Dyer - Nov 1, 2023 3:03:00 PM

After another year of seeing deep consumer price increases, it’s understandable that the fast-approaching holiday season might be cause for a little stress. But taking a few steps to prepare your...

Foundation / Lake Trust Employees / Giving Back

Over 1,000 Hours Donated Back to Michigan Communities During Powered by Good Day

Abbie Dyer - Oct 30, 2023 11:52:47 AM

When we give back to our communities by donating time, money, or resources, we can make a positive impact on the world. And when we work together, we can make an even greater impact. On Monday,...

Financial Safety

Security Tips For Using Digital Payment Apps

Abbie Dyer - Sep 28, 2023 10:28:28 AM

In a time when it feels like we’re constantly on the go, the convenience of being able to send money or make payments right from your phone can make life a little easier. But as with all technology,...

Budgeting / Student Loans / Refinancing

How to Prepare to Pay Your Federal Student Loans Again

Abbie Dyer - Sep 12, 2023 10:21:51 AM

The wait on the fate of federal student loan balances is over and now millions of borrowers need to prepare to make payments again as soon as October 2023. Interest and payments on federal student...

Foundation / Scholarships / Lake Trust News

Lake Trust Foundation Awards Scholarships to Five Recipients

Abbie Dyer - Aug 17, 2023 1:57:07 PM

There’s power in you. In your hopes. Your dreams. And your vision for the future. When you envision a new path for yourself, nothing should stand in the way of your dreams. But for many people, the...

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