Financial Education Center

Your Teen is Turning 18 Soon. Are You Ready for What Will Change?

Let’s talk more about your teen’s transition to adulthood and how you can be fully prepared for the changes that will come.

An Education in Financial Matters

If you’re just starting out in the world of banking, it can be very overwhelming. Let’s run through some commonly asked questions as you enter adulthood and transition to a better way of banking.

Can Teens Help Pay for College?

Parents often think of the college tuition price tag as being their primary responsibility. However, depending on each family’s unique situation, who is paying for college and how much is paid out-of-pocket, can vary widely.

What's the Difference Between a 529 Savings Plan and Prepaid Tuition Plan?

529 savings plans are more popular than 529 prepaid tuition plans because they are broader in scope and more flexible. Most every state offers at least one 529 savings plan, but only a handful of states offer a prepaid tuition plan.

Giving to Grow: Core Values in a Family Business

Core values are what drive our daily decisions. From how we interact with others to the causes we support, everyone is motivated differently. This can also be the case for businesses.

What Are the Best Ways to Utilize a Checking Account?

Although a checking account can be the cornerstone of personal finances, the proper ways to utilize a checking account is often overlooked.