Financial Wellness

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

Why paying on time is important
June 7, 2024

Why paying on time is important

Paying your bills on time can be a balancing act but making timely payments is important for a variety of reasons. When you sign a financing contract, you enjoy the benefits of having money to spend or, in the case…

Illustration of coins stacked in front of tachometer with needle in the orange area ot the left.
May 20, 2024

What is credit repair and how does it work?

“Get an 800+ credit score overnight! Negative information deleted! Unlock your credit to live out your dreams with our credit repair package!” It is common in today’s world to see advertisements like the above while scrolling through our phones, driving…

8 more key terms to know when buying or leasing a car
April 18, 2024

8 more key terms to know when buying or leasing a car

Music has its own language. As does the medical field, technology, types of sports, even food. And the car buying world is no different. You may be familiar with the auto financing terms Annual Percentage Rate (APR), down payment and…

Your financial health begins with these 5 lessons
April 3, 2024

Your financial health begins with these 5 lessons

April is National Financial Literacy Month. What better time to take a moment to step back and look at your financial goals? There’s more to financial health than making your car payment on time. Spending habits, savings, insurance, taxes and…

Credit score number of 735 on a smartphone
November 9, 2023

When should you check your credit report?

How often do you check your credit report? Maybe the better question is, when was the last time you checked your credit report? A regular review of your credit report is a good habit to develop. Whether you are in the…

Prioritizing bills and asking for help
November 2, 2023

Prioritizing bills and asking for help

Keeping up with payments is an essential part of managing your money, but it isn’t always easy. A change in circumstances, such as with a job, the arrival of medical bills or a rise in the cost of living, may…