Are you traveling to see family or friends this holiday season? While many will choose to fly, others will be hitting the road. A road trip can be stressful enough; but
Everyone has bad habits, some of which we may not even been aware. It’s no different when it comes to your finances. There are small, everyday decisions that you could be making every day that are hurting you. Check out some of the more common money habits and ways to combat them. NOT TRACKING SPENDING It’s easy to make simple purchases here and ...
One popular method of budgeting is the cash budget. This type of budget is exactly how it sounds; you only use cash to make purchases as opposed to credit cards. However, as with any type of budgeting, there are advantages and disadvantages. Here are some of the pros and cons of a cash budget. PROS PREVENT OVERSPENDING You can only use what you ...
Take control of your credit and debit cards with our Card Control app. With this app, you will now have the ability to turn your Visa cards on & off as well as set restrictions for how your card is used. This includes: GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION Use your phone’s location or a selected region on the map to determine where your card will work. If the ...
Many merchants are offering payment plans when you make purchases. However, there are factors you should take into consideration before choosing this option. Here are some are the pros and cons to buying now and paying later WHAT IS BUY NOW, PAY LATER? BNPL is a way to make a purchase online where you get your item right away, but pay it off over ...
The holiday season has arrived! Check out some of our past holiday blogs to see how they can help you navigate this busy time of year.
You’re in good company if you’ve ever looked at your savings account and wondered: Am I where I need to be financially? What if there's an emergency or I lose my job?
Black Friday is on its way, and we’ve got some tips to help you prepare for your holiday shopping.
It’s hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is right around the corner. But before you can sit down and indulge in some of your favorite dishes, you need to prep. Between
November is National Family Stories Month. There are all kinds of different families out there, each with their own stories. This is a great time to reflect on your
On Tuesday, this blog discussed preapproved/prescreened credit cards and whether or not they affect your credit (click here to be taken to this past Tuesday's blog).
Many of us have received preapproved credit card solicitations in the mail before. Here are a couple of things to know about these offers.
A credit inquiry is when a third party views your credit report. This check is done to make sure your credit and background are in good standing. There are two types of