When it comes time to get a new car, you may have to decide whether to sell your old vehicle or trade it in. Need an intro to how the trade-in process works? We've got
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 ...
By age four, many children will become familiar with the general concept of money simply through observation. Nowadays, they may see their parents use a debit or credit card (or maybe even a smart phone or watch) at the checkout stand before leaving a store. While they may still see the use of cash and coin, it won't be as common a sight as it was ...
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 ...
How well do you think you can spot a scam? While we’d all like to think we’re scam-proof, the numbers tell a different story. This year, the Federal Trade Commission
You may be familiar with the phrases "insured by NCUA" or "insured by FDIC." But what do these actually mean? While these two organizations are similar, each protects
A certificate of deposit (also called a "CD" or "certificate") usually offers a higher interest rate than a traditional savings account. However, there are several
You’ve just decided to purchase a new car and can’t wait to get the loan paperwork behind you. You’re on the phone with your financial institution when they ask: "Would
Chances are you’ve built up some debt over the years. You’re not alone. In 2021, many experts found that 70%-80% of Americans carry consumer debt. While there’s no magic
Leasing a vehicle has some attractive advantages when compared to buying. But is it the right choice for you? Let's start by going over what a lease is. Leasing a car
Credit is a key part of doing business as an adult. Your credit can be checked whenever you’re applying for a loan, an apartment, an insurance policy, or sometimes even
As a preteen, your child’s relationship with money will largely involve observing how money works, playing make-believe with money, and saving what they've earned from