Knowing how to create and stick to a realistic budget is the foundation of successfully managing your money. Let your kids learn the secrets of budgeting at an early age. This month’s goal: Talk to your kids about budgeting and give them the tools they need to create their own budgets and stick to … [Read more...] about Creating a Budget
We can't stress enough the importance of doing things to protect yourself from fraud. Here's a list of six things you can do to keep your finances safe: 1. Keep hard copies of all credit and debit cards in a safe, secure place. 2. Use double-authentication on all online banking transactions. 3. … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Protect Yourself From Fraud
Our Phone Panel at the Akron Children's Hospital Radiothon Yesterday, our Akron staff answered phones at the Akron Children's 98.1 Have a Heart Radiothon. It was an exciting hour of taking pledges from those calling in (and actively recruiting their friends, family, and coworkers for … [Read more...] about Akron Employees Have a Heart
Do you stop by your local grocery a few times a week? Are you constantly running out of the staples you need for your planned dinner? Rethink your trips! Can you skip one or more grocery runs this month and throw a meal together using the items you already have in your pantry and/or … [Read more...] about Financial Challenge – Skip the Grocery Trip!
We are excited to roll out a brand new website for you. This new website provides you with a mobile friendly platform so you can visit us online conveniently from your smartphone or tablet. It is our goal to make this site as user friendly and full of valuable information as we possibly can. WE … [Read more...] about Welcome to our new website!
Q: I’ve been hearing about security or data breaches at some large companies I do business with. I’m worried that something like this might result in harm to my credit. What exactly is a data breach and what can I do to protect myself? A: As our digital world expands, so does cyber crime. Two … [Read more...] about What The Data Breaches At Uber And PayPal Tell Us
Q: Is there any reason to get preapproved for a loan? A: For a large purchase, such as a home or car, having that preapproval in hand before you start shopping is crucial. A preapproval is a written letter from a lender specifying how large of a loan you will be eligible for. The letter will also … [Read more...] about Why Do I Need To Get Preapproved for a Loan?
The holiday season brings a flurry of frenzied consumerism, unabashed greed and endless shopping. As a parent, though, you want your kids to associate this time of year with giving and not just with taking. How can you give your kids a joyous holiday season and teach them about kindness at the same … [Read more...] about Give Your Kids the Gift of Giving