News For Tag "financial literacy"

  • Financial Education Resources

    posted August 26, 2020 in Blogs

    If you're similar to the majority of the general population, you probably didn't learn how to do your taxes, build good credit or obtain a loan while in school — at least not as intentionally as you were told to study algebra. Here at Greater Iowa, we have always made it a priority to weave financial literacy into our daily services and programs.

  • Cost of College Life

    posted July 13, 2020 in Blogs

    One of the many mysteries of college, especially your freshman year, is the rude awakening of what it's actually going to cost you to be there. Sure, you know about tuition and room and board. But how much will you need to make it through the first semester, let alone the first year? That's the big unknown.

  • Is it Time to Refinance Your Auto Loan?

    posted June 19, 2020 in Blogs

    Refinancing can seem like a foreign language to you until you do a little research to learn what it means, when to do it and how you can benefit from it. Have no fear, we've done the leg work for you!

  • Budgeting in Style: 50/30/20 Rule

    posted January 2, 2020 in Blogs

    It's no secret that most people, us included, increased their shopping habits over the holidays. While spending is inevitable, there are ways to educate yourself on budgeting and smart spending. The 50/30/20 rule is a simple, practical rule of thumb for individuals who want a budget that is effective and easy to implement.

  • 6 Reasons You Should Join a Credit Union

    posted September 12, 2019 in Blogs

    Credit unions offer many of the same services as a banks, but they do so on a different business model. Are they something you should look into if you aren't already a credit member? We think so! There are countless reasons you should join a credit union!

  • 8 New Year's Resolutions For A Richer 2018

    posted December 26, 2017 in Blogs

    Here's a simple set of New Year's resolutions that will revolutionize your financial life (and you don't have to lose weight!).