Financial Fundamentals Blog

A basic guide to automating your financial life

  • Beth Ann Tabak
Using digital banking options and automating your financial life can save you time, money, and the general stress of worrying about whether your banking is handled from day to day. Here are a few tips to how you can save yourself some headaches by putting your finances on autopilot.

How do I choose a checking account?

  • Beth Ann Tabak
A quick guide to finding the best checking account for you

Does your financial situation scare you?

  • Beth Ann Tabak
Does your financial situation scare you? You’re not alone; a recent study found that 36 percent of working Americans are considered “financially fragile.” Read on for some tips to put you on stronger financial footing.

Save money on back-to-school shopping

  • Beth Ann Tabak
How to take savings beyond the sales

Four financial tips for new college grads

  • Beth Ann Tabak
Handle your new financial reality like a pro

Money-saving tips for the holidays

  • Beth Ann Tabak
The music has a jingle to it, the gift guides are out and the lights are twinkling, which can only mean one thing: the holidays are upon us. Here are a few tips on how to save money and avoid overspending this season.

Shop smart and save for the Holidays

  • Beth Ann Tabak
The holidays are in full swing, and shopping days are running out. I know what you’re thinking: It’s too late to score deals and save money. Don’t worry; there are still steps you can take to cut costs even if your shopping has only just begun. Let’s review some of those steps as well as explore year-round measures that can help put you at the top of your financial game next year.

Use Online and Mobile Banking for an easier Holiday Season

  • Beth Ann Tabak
Feeling the pressure of the Holidays already? Don’t worry, we have some tips on how online and mobile banking can truly make the Holidays the most wonderful time of the year.

Holiday Survival Guide

  • Beth Ann Tabak
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and another year has almost come and gone. If you’re like most Americans, the next few weeks will be filled with shopping, attending parties, baking and decorating. What it won’t be filled with is time, or at least it can feel that way. Take charge of your holidays with these tips from KOFE (Knowledge of Financial Education).

Save money with your WOW checking account

  • Beth Ann Tabak
Looking for small ways to make a big impact on your budget? Maybe it’s time to rethink your checking account and the benefits that could come with a new one.