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How to Increase Your Credit Score

A FICO (Fair Isaac Corp.) credit score is a three-digit number that represents the likelihood of a consumer’s ability to repay a loan.

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Investing 5/31/19

Arizona’s Corporate STO Program Opens July 1, 2019:

What this means, and why you shouldn’t miss out.

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What are the Differences Between a Money Market Account and a CD?

Adequate savings are critical to healthy finances. Instead of keeping money in a piggy bank or regular checking account, you may be curious about money market and CD accounts.

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Get Return on Your Return

If Uncle Sam gives you money back at tax time this year, it can feel like an unexpected bonus. Do you consider it “free money” and spend it on something fun and frivolous?

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Investing 4/25/19

Looking at tax efficiency in your investment portfolio

Ask most investors, and they will agree that minimizing taxes is an incredibly important part of investing to achieve long term goals.

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Benefits of a CD

If you’re thinking about growing your money, a Certificate of Deposit (CD) is a great way to start.

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Tax Time Tips

Springtime is finally here! That means longer days, warmer weather, and an approaching deadline of April 15th to either file your taxes or...

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Security Center 11/14/18

Fraud Prevention Resources

These are additional resources to learn more about information security and fraud prevention.
 

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Security Center 11/13/18

Online Banking Security Tips

Configure your device to require a passcode to gain access if this feature is supported in your device.

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Security Center 11/13/18

Avoiding Social Engineering Attacks

In a social engineering attack, an attacker uses human interaction to manipulate a person into providing them information.  People have a natural tendency to trust.  Social engineering attacks attempt to exploit this tendency in order to steal your information.

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What is a Health Savings Account

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are accounts that let you set aside money to pay for medical expenses. You can open an account through your employer, if your health insurance is considered a High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). 
 

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Security Center 10/30/18

Mobile Financial Services

Create a complex passcode for your mobile device. Avoid using personal information (i.e., names and important dates) in your passcode. Do not share your mobile device passcode with anyone

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8 Essential Financial Tips

Managing money isn’t something that comes naturally for many people. Most of us have to learn how to make sure our income can cover all the basics and still have money saved to spend on the fun things in life. If you’re new to managing expenses and income, the most important thing is just to begin taking small steps. Financial responsibility and successful budgeting are within your reach.

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What is a Checking Account

What is a checking account?
A checking account is a safe place to keep your money at a financial institution. You can add money to the account (deposit) or take money out of your account (withdrawal).