Banking Tips

  • Building Financial Resilience: Strategies for Overcoming Financial Stress

    posted January 23, 2024 in Banking Tips

    Financial resilience can be tough to build when the economy is challenging, but it's possible!

  • Completing Your Tax Return

    posted December 31, 2022 in Banking Tips

    Believe it or not, Tax Season is just around the corner! Completing your tax return is a matter of following the line-by-line instructions that come with your tax form. But before you begin to deal with a tax form, it's smart to understand the ins and outs of your yearly income. The first lesson to learn is that taxes are figured by reducing your income factor by factor.

  • What To Look For In A High-Yield Checking Account

    posted November 15, 2022 in Banking Tips

    Most checking accounts that you let your money sit in aren't earning you any interest. This is because, most often, checking accounts are used as a place to keep cash that you plan to spend soon. Even if your credit union is paying you interest on your deposits, it's likely very minimal. Savings accounts have traditionally been better-known for earning interest, however there is a type of checking account – referred to as high-yield checking account – that earns interest.

  • Tips to Consider When Selecting a Financial Advisor

    posted October 28, 2022 in Banking Tips

    Planning ahead for you and your family can often be a daunting, stressful task, which is why so many people lean on a financial advisor to take the reins and provide strategic next steps. Finding the right advisor can take some weight off your shoulders, but it is important to consider a few things before giving someone access to your personal information.

  • Financial Education Resources

    posted September 20, 2022 in Banking Tips

    If you're similar to the majority of the general population, you probably didn't learn how to do your taxes, build good credit or obtain a loan while in school. Here at Greater Iowa, we have always made it a priority to weave financial literacy into our daily services.

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