News For Tag "money management"

  • 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!

  • How to Prepare for Tough Times

    posted May 3, 2020 in Blogs

    Worrying about the possibility of losing your job? Or are you unfortunately already in that situation? How are you managing financially? It's smart to think about bills, essential expenses and check in on your emergency fund that could help see you through several months of job insecurity.

  • Savings Accounts: How to make them work for you!

    posted January 26, 2020 in Blogs

    Starting a savings account can be intimidating as there are many different types of accounts out there. We're here to help you look for some key factors and account types that can benefit you in the long run.

  • 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.