With 2020 in the books, I’d love to look at my finances to get on track for 2021. How do i start? This question is asked more then you may think. Having a financial review at the end of a year is important in helping prepare you for financial success in the year to come. This simple step-by-step process can get you ready to grow financially for the coming year. End-of-Year Review Process Giving yourself an end-of-year financial review is a wonderful way to check on the progress you’ve made toward your goals, highlight areas needing improvement and update your accounts, funds and investments. Here’s all you need to know… read more »
Archive for the ‘Checking Accounts’ Category
What are the Advantages of Mobile Deposit?
The world is changing from COVID-19. People are relying on technology now more than ever to accomplish their daily tasks. From groceries delivered right to your door from an app, to Zoom meetings with team members from the comfort of your home, the dependency on technology has grown to new heights in 2020. Banks and credit unions are no exception to the mobile and online technology movement. One of the most beneficial and easy tools at Belco is our Mobile Deposit feature. While this tool has been around a long time, many people do not take advantage of Mobile Deposit because they may not be aware of how it can… read more »
10 Advantages Of Having A Checking Account
You could hide your money under your mattress or pay cash for all your purchases. But in today’s digital online world, most of us use a checking account. Credit unions and banks offer checking accounts, giving you dozens of options. To select the right fit for you, choose a local credit union or bank where you can build a relationship with people who are vested in your community. With this flexibility, you’ll find an account that meets your needs and preferences all while affording you checking account advantages and perks. 10 Checking Account Advantages Whether your financial landscape is well-established, or you’re just beginning to build financial literacy, there are many… read more »
The Difference Between Checking And Savings Accounts
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 account has a different purpose and function, so understanding the differences helps you choose the right combination for you. This can help you manage your personal finances, minimize overspending and make your hard earned money go further. What Is A Checking Account? A checking account allows you to write checks, or withdrawal funds, as an everyday way to pay others. In the not so distant past, this was primarily done in the form of paper checks – documents… read more »
How Much Money Should You Keep In Your Checking Account?
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 How Much Money To Keep In Checking Account When you learn how much money to keep in your checking account, you can make sure your funds are working for you in the best way possible. There are a few things to consider. Money Going In, Money Going Out The key factor to keep in mind… read more »