Be Dollar Wise

Be Dollar Wise
Resources and insights you need to know from our banking experts.
Create a Budget and Stick to it
If financial fitness is on your mind, why not take a fresh look at your budget and set some meaningful goals for yourself? Here are five tips for creating an effective budget and five more for help sticking with it.
Live, Virtual or Hybrid Business Events: Choosing Your Ideal Format
Whether you host meetings, conferences, trade shows or other business events in person, virtually or in some combination of those depends on your particular goals, audience, budget and other factors. Take a look at some of the pros and cons of each type of event.
What Rising Interest Rates Could Mean for You
Due to a variety of global factors affecting the economy, prices have risen at the gas pump, grocery store and many other places we purchase goods and services. Understanding the challenges and opportunities associated with higher interest rates can help us manage our own finances to make the best of the current environment.
How to Bolster Your Business Finances for 2023
As the new year approaches, it’s a good time to reevaluate your company’s financial foundation and take steps to make it as resilient as possible.
Succession Planning Is Critical to the Future of Your Business
A succession plan provides a roadmap for transitioning your firm to the next generation of management when you leave.
Holiday Shopping on a Budget
There are plenty of ways to keep your spending in check and still give your loved ones amazing gifts. Empower yourself with these tips for getting the most from your holiday budget.
The Advantages of Certifying Your Business
Business certifications help organizations quickly identify diverse suppliers, defined as businesses that are at least 51% owned and operated by an individual or a group that is part of a traditionally underrepresented or underserved community.
Tips for Protecting Yourself from P2P Payment Fraud
If you use a Person-to-person app, it’s important to exercise caution. Here are some tips for protecting yourself from P2P fraud.
Digital Marketing Moves to Strengthen Your Business
Meeting people where they are means having a marketing strategy that includes connecting with them while they are connected — at work or play, any time of night or day.
The Pros and Cons of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages
An adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) is a loan with a variable interest rate, meaning the interest rate can fluctuate over the life of the loan.