Financial Education Center

Introduction to College Banking

It’s that time of year when campus sports have started, fall weather is here, and professors have loaded students up with homework. Whether you’re a returning college student or a freshman, there are plenty of things that you can get ahead of during this time.

Best College Savings Plans

College education is expensive and will likely get more so as time goes on. The average tuition for the 2019-2020 school year ranged from $40,000 (for private colleges) to $11,000 (for state colleges), and has only gone up since then.

New College Cost Data for 2020-2021 School Year

Every year, the College Board releases updated college cost data and trends in its annual report.

How COVID-19 Has Changed Consumer Behavior and the Future of Retail

U.S. consumer spending accounts for about two-thirds of all economic activity, so it's good news that many businesses and consumers have adapted quickly to the new normal created by the pandemic.

Consolidated Appropriations Act Provides Relief to Individuals and Businesses

On Sunday, December 27, 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA 2021) was signed into law. Major relief provisions are summarized here, as well as some additional tax provisions.

Coronavirus and Emergency Funds: Preparing for a Black Swan Event

Learn how an emergency fund, which is a savings fund, can help you cover living expenses during an emergency situation, like the Coronavirus.