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Oct 27, 2021 / Money Tips

Tips to Save for Larger Planned Expenses

Who says saving money can’t be fun? When you plan to save for some future expense (especially if that future expense is something fun), saving money can become a game unto itself. Whether you’re saving for a down payment on a home, a family vacation, holiday expenses, a big event, or any other major purchase,…
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Apr 21, 2021 / Money Tips

Saving for Taxes? 3 Smart Reasons a Money Market Account Makes Sense

In case you haven’t heard, the 2021 Utah and federal tax deadlines have been extended to May 17. If you’re already looking for a better way to save for next tax season, or if you’ve just been looking for a smarter way to save up…
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Mar 18, 2021 / Money Tips

How to Meet Your Savings Goals

  Each new season brings a new opportunity to save. Whether you memorialize the moment with a resolution or you just have a general goal to save for your next big purchase, the right savings plan and the right follow-through can help you reach your…
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Jun 17, 2020 / Money Tips

3 Ways to Make Saving Money More Fun

Is there anything more fun than spending money? Vacations, home improvements, shopping sprees, fancy restaurants—there’s an undeniable thrill to experiencing something new. But in order to spend money, you have to save money first. If only it was just as fun. Here are three creative…
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Apr 07, 2020 / Money Tips

4 Ways to Weather a Financial Storm

Have you ever been outdoors when the weather turned suddenly? The skies darken and the rain starts to pour, and your natural response is to take cover. You want to stay safe and comfortable, and wait for the weather to improve. The same applies to…
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Oct 30, 2019 / Money Tips

Know Your Spending Triggers and How to Avoid Them

It’s a cold fall day in Salt Lake City. You’re downtown with friends and pass by a storefront where you see a beautiful new jacket. You take a look at your own (you’ve had it for a while now) and think to yourself, “Sure, it’s…
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Oct 09, 2019 / Money Tips

Try a Financial Fast to Save More Money

They say it takes 21 days to break a bad habit. And poor spending habits are among the most common bad habits of them all. Have you ever thought you were in a good financial position, only to reach the end of the month and…
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Sep 18, 2019 / Money Tips

Why Your Financial Plan Should Include a Money Market Account

So, you’ve come into a little extra cash, maybe through inheritance, a signing bonus, or just plain luck. Or you’re just hoping to bolster your savings. Your first reaction is to drop your money into your savings account, right? But have you considered a money…
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Nov 07, 2018 / Money Tips

3 Benefits of a Money Market Account

A savings account should offer three key benefits: security, accessibility, and a good interest rate. But not all savings plans check all three boxes. For example, you could put money under your mattress where it’s readily accessible, but not exactly secure. And it’s certainly not…
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Oct 18, 2018 / Money Tips

Everything You Need to Know About Opening a Money Market Account

Are you ready to get serious about your savings? Maybe you have a big payment coming down the road like tuition, mortgage, rent, or taxes. Or, you just want to set aside some money for the inevitable emergency travel, repair, or medical cost. Whatever your…
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