Savings Tips / Buying a Home / Budgeting

Is Now A Good Time To Refinance Your Home?

Abbie Dyer - Oct 1, 2020 9:41:55 AM

Fall is in the air and another season of change is upon us. With the fluctuating interest rates on home loans, maybe you want to change up your mortgage this season. While there are advantages to...

Foundation / Giving Back / Scholarships / Lake Trust News

5 Full-Tuition Michigan Impact Scholarships Awarded To Cleary University Students

Abbie Dyer - Sep 14, 2020 9:15:00 AM

As a Michigan-based organization, we challenge ourselves to look for opportunities to support growth in our state. We do this by helping small businesses, donating to local nonprofits, and giving...

Foundation / Giving Back / Scholarships / Lake Trust News

6 Students Awarded $5,000 New Beginnings Scholarships

Abbie Dyer - Sep 14, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Skilled trade careers are in high demand in Michigan but the cost of starting a specialized profession can be expensive. Scholarships are hard to find for these in-demand career programs. In...

Community Events / Giving Back / Small Business / Lake Trust News

More Than $172,000 Given Back To Small Business During The Great Lakes Giveback

Abbie Dyer - Aug 26, 2020 9:12:34 AM

It’s safe to say that 2020 has been an interesting year. The changes in how we work and the unforeseen expenses brought on by the pandemic have negatively impacted many businesses in our state....

Community Events / Giving Back / Small Business / Lake Trust News

Supporting Local Businesses During The Great Lakes Giveback

Abbie Dyer - Jun 25, 2020 9:25:54 AM

The past few months have been, well, a whirlwind for all of us. The global coronavirus pandemic drastically changed the way we live, work, shop, and even communicate. While local and state...

Online Banking / Financial Safety

5 Common Scams That Play Off Of Your Common Sense

Abbie Dyer - May 3, 2020 12:33:00 PM

Even as we suddenly find ourselves living in a world of uncertainty, there's still so much to be thankful for. We may even be in a position to give back to the causes we care about through...

Savings Tips / Financial Life Planning / Budgeting

How To Create (And Keep) A Budget

Abbie Dyer - Apr 15, 2020 10:15:31 AM

Making a monthly budget is an important step if you want to take control of your finances. Some people feel that budgeting is synonymous with Friday nights at home scrolling through Instagram and...

Savings Tips / Financial Life Planning / Budgeting

A Step-By-Step Guide To Make The Most Of Your Stimulus Check

Abbie Dyer - Apr 1, 2020 1:27:01 PM

This spring, life looks a little different in cities and towns across America. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, restaurant patios remain empty, streets are quiet, and playgrounds are...

Foundation / Scholarships / Lake Trust News

5 Great Reasons To Apply For A Lake Trust Foundation Scholarship

Abbie Dyer - Feb 5, 2020 9:16:34 AM

It’s a new year and it’s time for a fresh start. If you’ve been thinking about going to school (or even going back to school), this might be a perfect time. Since 2013, the Lake Trust Foundation...

Online Banking / Financial Safety

7 Quick Tips To Safely Manage Your Online Accounts

Abbie Dyer - Dec 16, 2019 1:54:28 PM

When you’re shopping on so many different websites, it’s tempting to just use the same username and password for everything. After all, who can remember 20 different login credentials? However,...


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