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What to Buy and What to Skip in May

Warm up your wallets. Or maybe your smartphone, for super easy digital banking . The month of May brings summer into full view and is capped off with Memorial Day—a weekend retailers like to put their good deals into orbit. Despite inflation, high gas prices, and supply chain issues, there are smart buys for consumers this month. The best time t...
Forming Money Habits

Quicktips: The Trick to Faster Mobile Deposits

Have you ever had a mobile deposit held up for "review"? Here are some tricks to make sure your money shows up in your account right away.
Forming Money Habits

7 Ways To Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring is a great time of year to clear your house of clutter and dust away winter’s dirt and grime. Why not do the same for your finances? Clutter can accumulate there, too. Whatever your current situation, a thorough spring-cleaning for your finances is a responsible move this time of year. Here are some ways to put your financial home in orde...
Planning Your Future Forming Money Habits

7 Visa Card Features That Might Surprise You

‘More than just a piece of plastic’ Credit cards offer a convenient way to make purchases. That much is known. What’s less understood are the benefits credit cards can offer. For those willing to put on their research hats, there are many perks attached to credit cards—many of which you may already have at your disposal without knowing it. To ge...
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One-Stop Financial Shopping

If you’re like most shoppers, you’d rather make as few trips as possible when checking off the shopping list. Retailers have met this demand by providing a more diverse selection of products than ever before—we’ve long become accustomed to setting dog food, running shoes, and organic produce in the same shopping cart (both the physical and onlin...
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What's New With SELCO's Digital Services?

As the world continues to speed up, many of us choose to manage everything on the go, including our finances. With that in mind, SELCO recently rolled out some exciting new features for its ever-growing suite of digital services. Here’s a quick overview of these enhancements: Signing up for and viewing Your eStatements straight from the app If...
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6 Steps to Prepare for Your (Financial) Future

Small steps and helpful tools—like the right savings account (they’re not all made equal)—can help you get ahead. For those closer to the start of their financial journey, planning for the future can seem daunting, or maybe even unnecessary. But wherever you are in life, it's never a bad idea to take stock of your finances with an eye toward...
Planning Your Future Forming Money Habits

Demystifying Financial Terms: APR & APY

For better or worse, acronyms and initialisms have become commonplace in normal conversation. When was the last time someone said they watched the game on the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN)? Or was asked for their Personal Identification Number (PIN) or Zone Improvement Plan (ZIP) code? In financial circles, you’ve likely...
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Your College Buying Guide

Simplify the transition to dorm life. After a year of virtual learning, most universities will resume in-person classes this fall. But don’t wait till the week before to gather all of the essentials you’ll need for your new college life. This guide will help you with that essential packing/purchasing list, giving you plenty of time to gather wha...
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Debt Snowball vs. Debt Avalanche

Ever noticed how much easier it is to fall out of shape than to get into shape? The same can be said (albeit the exact opposite) about getting into (too easy) and out of (pretty hard) debt. There are many ways to dig out of debt—some extreme and unlikely, like winning the lottery or inheriting a pile of money. Chances are pretty low that either ...
Planning Your Future Forming Money Habits Knowing Your Payment Options
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