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Home Equity Loans In 2019 – What Are They And How To Qualify?

access_time Posted on: April 19th, 2019

Most of us know there are many advantages associated with being a homeowner including utilizing the equity in your home in the form of a home equity loan. Of course, being a homeowner doesn’t automatically qualify you for a home equity loan. You must have a certain percentage of equity, the income and credit to… read more »

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The Difference Between Checking And Savings Accounts

access_time Posted on: March 28th, 2019

Many of us are guilty of opening a checking and/or savings account but not fully understanding their benefits or how to use them properly to make the most of our money. Each type of account has a different purpose and function, so understanding the differences helps you choose the right combination for you to better… read more »

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How Much Money Should You Keep In Your Checking Account?

access_time Posted on: March 1st, 2019

The amount of money you keep in your checking account is important. Since the goal of a checking account is to process transactions, checking accounts shouldn’t necessarily hold a large sum of money. Rather, they should provide enough funds to cover the transactions you plan to make within any given period of time. Breaking Down… read more »

Hear From Our Members

access_time Posted on: October 27th, 2017

“Belco!!! Woo Hoo!!! I’ve been a member for 51 years! They are the best!!!!” Rochelle D., 05/2019 “I love how easy it is for me to handle my finances through one bank. My kids have accounts, I’ve re-financed both car loans through Belco with ease. We’ve also had a personal loan and IRA accounts. I’ll… read more »

A Budget Plan for a Healthy, Happy You

access_time Posted on: October 26th, 2017

Can making a budget really make you feel better about life? You might be surprised! One of the most powerful things you can do to relieve uncertainty and financial stress is to take a step back and make a plan. A budget can help you figure out how to meet both your short and long-term… read more »

Paying Off Credit Card Debt

access_time Posted on: January 19th, 2016

We’ve all heard it. That $15,000 balance on that credit card will take you 35 years to pay off and cost you $18,000 in interest if you only make the minimum payment. Yet, here you are, looking at your own credit card statements and more than one of them shows a balance that is comparable…. read more »

Start Investing! But Do It Wisely.

access_time Posted on: January 19th, 2016

Whether your golden years are decades away or right around the corner, having enough to live on comfortably after you retire is a concern for just about everyone. Regardless of how much you have today, investing wisely now can help make big strides toward the financial goals you have for your future. Here are a… read more »