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There's a lot more to personal finance than most of us ever learned in school. Our blog is here to help you hone your skills on the finer points of saving money, borrowing wisely, and charting a course for your future.

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Paying Off Debt

Facing your debt and the journey to becoming debt-free is challenging and rewarding. Before you begin, it's essential to know how and why you got into debt. Without that understanding, you will likely go into debt again in the future.…

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6 First Apartment Expenses You Need in Your Budget

Entering the real world, and starting your first job, may lead you to rent your first apartment. While living on your own has its perks, it also comes with many financial responsibilities. The best advice we can give you is to plan and budget for your expenses. Here are 6 items associated with renting that you should be budgeting for when you make your move.…

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Tie the Knot Without Overspending

Make your wedding day memorable without breaking the bank. To help get your wedding planning started, consider these four financial tips for saving money or at least staying within your budget.…

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4 Fun Ways to Teach Kids About Saving Money

While financial basics are taught in grade school, parents are primarily responsible for teaching kids about finances. Consider the real-life experiences related to budgeting, buying, saving and spending that you can provide to your kids every day.…

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A Valentine’s Day Gift for Kids

Help your children learn the importance of finances and how to manage money at a young age by giving them the gift of opening a Youth Account for Valentine’s Day. It’s a way for you to share your love for them for many years to come. For your child to open an account they must be eligible for membership. Let’s dive into the different types of accounts and benefits, as well as a few pointers for you to help your kids save and budget for their financial goals.…

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Transfer Your Balance and Save

Today it is common for people to spend more money when they use their credit card to make purchases. Especially when you don’t have to leave your couch to buy groceries, a new book or even a pizza for dinner. You just enter your card information into an app on your smartphone and boom, purchase completed. Contactless payments are also becoming increasingly popular as a safe, convenient, touch-free option.…

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3 Reasons to have an Automatic Savings Plan

"Save money" is a timeless bit of personal finance advice but doing it can be another story. If you need a way to boost your savings and stay consistent with your goals, setting up an automatic funds transfer can help.…

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How to Keep Your Spirits Up in the Long Game of Saving

Dreaming of a savings goal is almost always fun—a sunny vacation, the perfect home, a dazzling holiday gift. But think about how long it can take to get there, and all that fun might fade away.…

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What’s your Best Savings Option?

The importance of saving money is something that many of us start learning about at a young age. The question is, where to start?…

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