Financial Education Center

The Ultimate Gift Giving Guide for The Holidays

Shopping for holiday gifts can be a daunting task. From long lines to out-of-stock items, the rush of the holiday season can be overwhelming. As you start thinking of potential holiday gift ideas for your children, keep in mind the things they have been asking for or things they could benefit from.

There’s No Sugar Cookie-ing It—The Holidays Are Going to Cost You Some Dough

If you haven’t considered how to pay for the holidays yet, now may be a good time. Like always, being prepared and having a plan—and a holiday list—is always your best option.

Is Inflation Taking a Toll on Your Wallet?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, consumer prices are up by 8.2%ˡ. In dollars, that means, most consumers are now paying an additional $445 more per month for goods and services, like groceries, rent, and healthcare².

Building Credit for Young Adults

Do you want to start building your credit but aren’t sure where to start? That’s okay. In fact, it’s very normal to be in this position. We’re going to go over some common questions people, especially young adults, often have about getting started on their credit journey.

Why Women Need Life Insurance

Today, women have more financial responsibilities than ever before. How will your family or loved ones manage financially if you die? Whether you are single, married, employed, or a stay-at-home mom, you probably need life insurance. At the very least, life insurance can help pay for the costs of funeral and burial services, estate administration, outstanding debts, estate taxes, and the uninsured expenses of a final illness.

College Savings Option

It is important for parents to start putting money aside for college as early as possible. But where should you put your money? There are many possibilities, each with varied features.