Savings Accounts vs. Certificates

With all the savings options that are out there, from basic accounts to longer-term Certificates, it might seem daunting when you try to choose the best place to put your money.

It all depends on your goals. Are you saving for the short-term – say a few weeks or months – or are you looking longer term as you build your financial future? A closer look at traditional savings accounts and Certificates can help you decide which savings path is best for you.

Your Checklist for Financial Independence

Whether you’re planning to start college soon or in a couple years, it’s never too early to begin building strong money management habits. Taking control of your finances now will help you create a bright financial future long after graduation. Use this checklist as your roadmap toward financial independence.

Fraud Prevention Series: Protect Yourself Online, A Guide to Password Best Practices

Your password is the first line of defense to protecting your personal data and financial information safe from online scams and hackers. Choosing hard-to-hack passwords and ensuring you are keeping them secure can sometimes seem feel like a chore. But it's always to continually evaluate your online safety and take steps to enhance your security with regular password updates.