GETTING STARTED

Learn banking and financial basics

If you're new to banking or just getting started on your financial journey, these helpful articles can point you in the right direction.

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Getting Started

Is Direct Deposit Right for You?

Once you use direct deposit, you’ll nev­er want to go back to deal­ing with paper checks. Direct deposit is the safest, eas­i­est, and cheap­est way to receive reg­u­lar payments.

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4 Advantages of Online Banking

These days, a lot of peo­ple are using online bank­ing plat­forms more and more. Here are 4 advan­tages of online banking.

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Tips for Picking Your First Credit Card

Get­ting your first cred­it card can be an excit­ing moment. Take the time to research and find which option is best for you when open­ing your first cred­it card. Here are some tips to help get you started.

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11 Things You Should Know Before Getting Your First Credit Card

It’s true that’s estab­lish­ing and build­ing cred­it can be a good step for your finan­cial future. But there are also inher­ent risks involved with cred­it. Before you apply for your first card, make sure you edu­cate yourself. 

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5 Tips for Balancing Your Checking Account

A check­ing account is pret­ty much a nec­es­sary aspect of mod­ern life. You need it to pay bills, rent, and buy things online. It’s also equal­ly nec­es­sary to make sure you keep your check­ing account healthy, and make sure it works for you. These 5 sim­ple things can help you do just that. 

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Building Credit

5 Simple Ways to Build Credit

Any­one can build good cred­it, includ­ing you. It just takes a lit­tle time, patience, and good finan­cial habits. Here are 5 things you can do to build good credit.

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Personal Finance

How to Jump Start Your Emergency Fund

Life hap­pens. An emer­gency fund is a good way to pre­pare for unex­pect­ed events by giv­ing you a finan­cial cush­ion to han­dle emer­gen­cies with­out going into debt.

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Investments

Learn the Stock Market Basics

Unless you majored in eco­nom­ics or finance in col­lege, you prob­a­bly didn’t learn much about the stock mar­ket grow­ing up. So, here are some stock mar­ket basics every investor should know.

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