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...

Savings Tips / Buying a Home / Budgeting

4 Budgeting Ideas to Figure Out How Much Home You Can Afford

Abbie Dyer - Jul 23, 2018 3:54:31 PM

The time has finally come to put down roots. You’ve made a list of the things you want and need in a home, your Pinterest board is littered with decorating ideas, and you’ve spent hours online...

Budgeting / Buying a Car

When Is It a Good Idea To Buy Or Lease a Car?

Abbie Dyer - May 12, 2017 4:37:42 PM

It's fun to find a new car and take it for a test drive, but before you drive away you have to decide if you're going to buy or lease. Knowing the difference between buying and leasing a new car...

Savings Tips / Budgeting / Buying a Car

6 Smart Things To Do Before Buying Your Next Car

Abbie Dyer - May 1, 2017 12:02:24 PM

Your car plays a big role in your family vacations, epic road trips, and daily life. In a way, your vehicle serves as a symbol of where you are in life. So buying the right car is a big choice,...

Savings Tips / Credit scores / Budgeting

How to Save Like an Adult in 7 Easy Steps

Abbie Dyer - Mar 30, 2017 3:35:26 PM

Welcome to adulthood! That may be the most terrifying sentence you'll ever hear (besides the dreaded 'We need to talk'). Being an adult isn't easy and the responsibilities that come along with...

Giving Back / Budgeting

6 Big Ideas to Give Back When You're Broke

Abbie Dyer - Dec 15, 2016 2:55:30 PM

We all want to do our part to make the world a better place. No one wants to be a Scrooge, but it seems like there are people everywhere asking for donations. So it feels like a big punch in the...

Community Events / Budgeting

The Road to Financial Wellness

Abbie Dyer - Jul 8, 2016 4:48:41 PM

For some of us, money is a means that allows us to upgrade our lifestyles and live comfortably. For others, it’s a constant source of stress and worry. Jason Vitug, founder of Phroogal, noticed...

Savings Tips / Budgeting

Budgeting Tips For a Not-So-Typical Day

Abbie Dyer - Mar 29, 2016 4:28:00 PM

The thought of staycations, lonely nights at home and your favorite things being cut back or taken away is enough to drive anyone away from starting a budget. But this negative thinking is where...

Savings Tips / Online Banking / Budgeting

Shop More, Save More With Purchase Rewards

Abbie Dyer - Dec 7, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Get rewarded for shopping at your favorite stores with our new Purchase Rewards program. We know that earning cash is more important to you than earning a million points to buy trinkets. That's...


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