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The last year has been a brutal time to buy a car, from the early days of pandemic uncertainty to the current wave of supply...


Tags: Auto Loans, Lending

Did you get an allowance when you were young? Maybe it was your job to feed the dog, or take out the trash, or do dishes after...


Tags: Personal Finance, Checking

Cheer, family, good tidings, what other words come to mind when you think of the holiday season? How about the word...


Tags: Holiday Smarts

As you get your engine started for holiday shopping (or stay in your pajamas prepped for online bargain hunting), you’re no...


Tags: Life, Sustainable Banking, Bank Local

We’re sure in a different place right now than we were last year. Many of us grudgingly accepted FaceTime toasts and...


Tags: Personal Finance, Travel, Lending

Whether you’re already aware of what auto refinancing is and how to refi or you’re just now getting around to realizing it’s...


Tags: Auto Loans

By Kasasa On November 18, 2021

Sizing up a megabank

What in life isn't mega-sized these days? Everything from megastores to mega-churches to mega-cruise-ships tells us that our...


Tags: Industry, Bank Local

Christmas is the season of giving, but with all the costs of holiday shopping, decorating, and celebrating, your budget may...


Tags: Holiday Smarts, Community

Every gift-giving season there's someone on your shopping list that you wait until the last minute to find the perfect gift....


Tags: Budget Hacks, Just for Fun, Dollars & Cents,