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Credit & Loans Tips

Financial Jargon Simplified: Investing

Doing some homework to understand important jargon can help you navigate investing with confidence.

How to Fill Out a Check

Learn how to fill out a check in 6 simple steps.

Finding the Bank Routing Number on Checks

Routing Number: What It Is and Where to Find It.

Checking & Savings

Examples of "good" and "bad" borrowing, so you can use credit to help your finances.

Real talk on finances, goals and side hustles with celebrity influencers.

This introduction to checking accounts explains what features to seek and avoid.

Chip cards are one more way to help you prevent credit theft.

Credit

Before you get a new debit card, understand all the charges you may face.

Want to save but still have access to your cash whenever you need? A savings account might be right for you.

Looking to improve your financial habits in the year ahead? Start here.


Loans

Staying informed about your credit report can stop credit fraud and identity theft.

Establishing credit is one of the most important things you’ll ever do. Here's how to build good credit from the start.

The path to getting a mortgage isn't always a straight line.

Fees can add 5% of the loan amount, depending on location and other factors.

Online Safety Tips

Interest rates are still near historic lows, but those rates also may make it wise to refinance your car loan.

Be sure you realize the financial responsibility you're taking on before co-signing a loan.

Consider these tips to stay safe online and prevent identity theft.

When buying online, heed these tips and avoid becoming a victim of fraud or theft.

Teen and Money Management

Protect yourself and your data with research, quality passwords, and safe web practices.

Dos and don'ts for smoothly navigating the most convenient and popular banking method.

Establishing credit is one of the most important things you’ll ever do. Here's how to build good credit from the start.

Beginning drivers are at highest risk of a crash, so help them make a safe transition.


Teaching Children Saving Tips

Give your teens a solid financial foundation by showing these basic budgeting skills.

Get your teen off to a good start with their own savings, secured credit card and more.

Help children set goals for their money to set up a lifetime of good financial habits.

With the growth of social media, it’s important to proactively keep yourself safe and your account and private information secure.

Credit and Loan Calculators

Calculate Spending and See the Benefits of Spending Less

Not to mention you can add up how much those savings can accrue over the years.

Calculate if You Are Better Off Paying Down Debt or Investing

Pay off what you owe, or invest the money and let it grow? This online tool may help.

Discover How Much Credit You Can Get with This Calculator

Enter your home value and mortgage amount to see what line of credit you qualify for.

To Consolidate Debt, First Calculate the Loan You Need

It's easier to conquer debt when you streamline multiple payments into one place.

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