Savings Tips

Get Creative to Save Money in College

Abbie Dyer - Feb 29, 2016 11:37:08 AM

 With the recent reports of the rising student debt crisis, the thought of going to college (or back to college) has many of us second guessing our future plans. However, the cost of college varies...

Savings Tips / Credit Cards

6 Reasons to Love Your Credit Card

Abbie Dyer - Feb 2, 2016 4:51:09 PM

Your credit card isn't just a tool for making purchases, it can also help you save money. Don't laugh, we're not kidding. It's no secret that credit cards have a bad reputation for putting people...

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...

Savings Tips / Buying a Home

The 6 Most Overlooked Costs of Owning Your First Home

Abbie Dyer - Aug 5, 2015 11:00:00 AM

You've gone over your budget, looked at potential places and selected the one that you can see yourself in for years to come. So it's finally time to buy your first home. Congratulations! It's...

Savings Tips

9 Ways to Have a Fun and Cheap Family Vacation

Abbie Dyer - Jun 18, 2015 11:00:00 AM

With the weather finally inviting us outside, it's time to start planning some fun summer trips. For those of you who crave adventure, the idea of camping out on the couch for a "stay-cation" just...

Savings Tips

3 Free Apps That Help You Save Money

Abbie Dyer - May 20, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Think about the rush you get when you find a bargain. The satisfaction of knowing that you saved some cash just for paying attention to sales is priceless. Most of us carry a phone wherever we go, so...

Savings Tips / Buying a Home

9 Ways I Saved On My Kitchen Remodel

Abbie Dyer - May 13, 2015 11:21:00 AM

A kitchen is the focal point of any home. So it's important to have a space that's comfortable to work in and appealing to look at. But with the average price of a kitchen remodel in the tens of...

Savings Tips

How to Talk to Kids About Money

Abbie Dyer - May 5, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Okay we get it, no one likes to talk about money (except us, of course). Finance is a hard topic to talk to your kids about, but financial literacy starts with you. Some parents never talk to their...

Savings Tips

How To Budget As A Couple Before You Tie the Knot

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

Summer is here and that means wedding season is upon us. If you're planning a wedding, the budding flowers and warm air only adds to the excitement of counting down to your big day. But in the midst...

Savings Tips

Retirement Planning: What is a Roth IRA?

Abbie Dyer - Apr 27, 2015 10:00:00 AM

In 2013, over 30 percent of households in the United States did not have a formal retirement savings or pension plan1*. That’s a pretty scary thought when the cost of living keeps going up.

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