Tuesday, June 25, 2019
From searching for the best flight to finding the perfect hotel, you often spend hours planning the perfect vacation. It’s easy to get caught up in the planning and you forget to budget. Before planning any of these parts of your trip though, it’s important to start with a budget. Your budget should include a spending limit on transportation, lodging, food, souvenirs, and special attractions. Here are a couple tips to help you stick to your budget to avoid overspending, while still being able to enjoy yourself on your next vacation.
Friday, June 21, 2019
Modern tech has changed the way we manage and budget our money. Gone are the days of pen and paper ledgers and worksheets. With all the technology out there, more and more people are using phone apps and website tools to help manage their finances. Here’s a breakdown of some of these financial budgeting tools that our staff recommends:
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Each year, students looking to continue their education begin the hunt for scholarships to help ease their financial stress. With the multitude of websites claiming to provide scholarships, how can you spot the fakes from the legitimate ones? We’ve compiled a short list of red flags to help you distinguish the fakes from the real deals
Friday, June 7, 2019
The process of obtaining a mortgage may feel overwhelming and difficult to navigate at times. It can often be filled with terms you may not understand. However, with some help and guidance through the process, you can be on your way to a smooth home buying experience.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Compassion and dedication are qualities of AllSouth AllStar, Kenny Vinson. Kenny has been on the AllSouth team for fourteen years. Currently working in the indirect auto lending department, Kenny has also worked in other areas of lending in the centralized lending department.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
When it comes to vacation, many people think they can't afford or make the time for one. A vacation doesn't have to be a globetrotting international trip or an extravagant Instagram worthy getaway. It can be time off enjoying your own city. (Or if you are like some on our team, having time off to lounge around is a great luxury.) So what do you do when you only have a small amount of money or you’re short on time?
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Insurance should be part of your financial plan. Finding a policy that fits both your budget and provides you the coverage you need can give you peace of mind today and financial relief when the unexpected occurs. It is important to set yourself up early with good insurance so you will have the coverage in place, should you need it in the future. That isn’t to say you can’t purchase insurance later in life; it just may cost you more.
Friday, May 10, 2019
Teaching your kids to save money is an important part of parenting. Many people graduate from high school and college with no concept of how to save money. You can teach your children to save money at almost any age. Here are some tips to help:
Friday, May 3, 2019
Paying for gas can be a significant expense. Gas prices are always fluctuating, and when it comes to saving gas, you have full control. The way you drive and maintain your vehicle can impact its fuel consumption. You can use the following tips to help minimize your car's fuel consumption and maximize your savings.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Rochelle has been helping our members with their financial needs for 20 years as a Member Answer Center Representative, providing excellent service to our members and listening to their wants and service needs.