Financial Wellness

Helpful articles on topics related to personal financial health and well-being

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April 1, 2020

Stay alert to the Coronavirus cybersecurity threat

Be aware that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) may pose a potential cybersecurity threat to Americans in addition to a health threat. As the virus spreads across the U.S., so do cyber criminals intent on taking advantage of you. “The pandemic is…

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February 21, 2020

How to shop smarter, smooth out financing for your next car

Shopping for the right vehicle isn’t always easy. Neither is knowing how to shop smarter and smooth out financing for your purchase. But you don’t have to go it alone this (or the next) time around because of the free…

Tax refund car purchase
January 20, 2020

Do people really buy new cars with their tax refunds?

Almost $3,000. That’s the average refund for a U.S. taxpayer. You may hear some suggest that $3,000 would make a nice down payment on a car. Or cover about five months of the average new-car payment or seven months for…

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August 7, 2019

Managing credit is key to making good financial decisions

Managing credit is an important part of money management. For most people, that involves a monthly car payment, credit card bills and other debt, as well as keeping track of your credit scores and protecting your personal and financial information….