Smart Spending

Helping you budget and make smart financial decisions.

Helping you budget and make smart financial decisions.

Flex Your Financial Fitness for This Year’s NFL Combine

Over the last few days, we’ve seen some of the world’s top athletes compete at the NFL Combine. Their physical and mental toughness is built over years leading up to the event. Many of the [...]

By | March 4th, 2017|Smart Spending|

‘Tis the Season to Give… and Get Rewards!

They say it’s better to give than receive, but with the right credit card, you can do both. Use your rewards card for your holiday purchases and next thing you know, you’ve racked up 30,000 [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Smart Spending|

Money Tips for Adults Going Back to School

Going back to school as an adult is an exciting decision, and there are certain considerations to keep in mind. Of course, the biggest of these factors is how to get the money to pay [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|Smart Spending|

Follow These 4 Signs When Navigating Your Teen’s Car Purchase

It seems like yesterday that when your kid was “cruising,” it meant clumsily toddling around in a diaper. But, no sooner than you ditched the car seat, your “little one” is asking for his [...]

By | August 12th, 2016|Smart Spending|

What to Know Before Becoming a Cosigner

Agreeing to cosign a loan for someone isn’t something to take lightly, but it can be a great opportunity for both parties. Not only will cosigning help you build trust in the relationship, it can [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|Smart Spending|

Cash in on Electric Motorcycle Tax Breaks

With spring right around the corner, it’s a great time to enjoy warmer weather by hitting the open road. If you’re thinking about buying a motorcycle soon, consider taking advantage of an electric bike. Federal [...]

By | May 4th, 2016|Smart Spending|

2016 Outlook: Tech Tools Will Make Your Financial Life Easier

Digital tools are revolutionizing the banking industry. As more credit unions are known for providing a warm, personal banking experience, but that doesn’t mean members miss out on the latest tech tools. Here are some [...]

By | March 24th, 2016|Smart Spending|

Jump Start the Holiday Shopping Season by Saving

With Halloween now over, you’ll find Thanksgiving and holiday reminders starting to trickle in. Though many of us want to hold onto fall, it’s actually a benefit that we’re already being reminded that holiday shopping [...]

By | November 4th, 2015|Smart Spending|

5 Best Back to School Savings Tips

Back to School shopping can be a big financial burden for families, and we understand why. According to a recent American Express survey, the average American family will spend $1,239 during the 2015 back to [...]

By | August 14th, 2015|Smart Spending, Wallet Watch|