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 / 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 can...

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,...

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 gut...

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 that...

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 so...

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 why...

Buying a Home / Budgeting

5 Steps to Financing Your New Home

Abbie Dyer - Mar 30, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Spring is just around the corner. Birds are chirping, the snow is melting and “For Sale” signs are popping up in front yards. If it’s time for a change of scenery, you’re going to need financing to...


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