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posted on 3/3/2017
Are your finances stuck in the past? Using technology to help automate your savings will likely get you ahead!
Who, what, when, where and why do you need an emergency fund?
posted on 3/2/2017
When most people think of the IRS, they don't think positive thoughts. After you read this article, you might think differently!
posted on 2/28/2017
There are small ways to give your kids better opportunities by teaching financial responsibility early on. Not sure where to start? Read our blog.
posted on 11/14/2016
Just like with everything else in life that's worth having, you are more likely to have an excellent credit score if you set a goal. An excellent credit score assists you in getting the best rates and saving money on your mortgage and insurance, as well as getting the best offers for credit cards and loans.
posted on 8/17/2016
Commercial lenders Scott and Kade answer questions about the loan process and the financial information you will need to provide.
posted by Kari Gronoski on 5/10/2016
Credit cards can get people into trouble if they get in over their heads, but when used correctly, credit cards can be very beneficial. Learn a few tips on how to make a credit card work for you.
posted on 3/15/2016
In recognition of National Agriculture Day, we want to help our farmers prepare for tough financial times by providing a few key financial considerations.
posted by Mike McCrary on 3/4/2016
Still waiting for the explosion? The big move when contactless payments [or something] overwhelms usage statistics and card-stampers are looking for other things to do with their presses? Still waiting.
posted on 1/19/2016
Some businesses worry that their community bank won't be able to support the growth of their businesses. When Sinclair Tractor expanded their business in 2013, it discovered a community bank like Lincoln Savings Bank could provide the very latest in financial technology along with the personal touch only a local bank can provide.
posted on 1/6/2016
The New Year brings a renewed focus on resolutions and an overall commitment to do things better. Get our #1 tip for saving money in 2016!
posted by Jeff Becker on 12/9/2015
For businesses, keeping sensitive data and networks safe is a never-ending process. For instance, hackers created 317 million new pieces of malware in 2014. Malware includes computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware, scareware and more.
posted by Jon Parker on 11/25/2015
One of the fastest growing kinds of online financial fraud is a form of business identity theft called Corporate Account Takeover (CATO). When this happens, many businesses are surprised to learn that their accounts do not have the same regulatory protections against cybercrime that consumer accounts do.
posted by Kari Gronoski on 10/28/2015
It is possibly quite alarming for some of you to think about handing over a credit card to your college-age child. The image of monstrous debt looming over them for a lifetime comes to mind. However, if you've ever gotten a car loan or even a cell phone plan, you know how crucial credit has become in our lives. So how do you break the catch-22?
posted by Jon Parker on 10/2/2015
If you're a business owner concerned about what you're hearing concerning the EMV Deadline on 10/1/15 read this blog.
posted by Angela Evans on 9/1/2015
With the introduction of the front-facing camera on the smartphone, the age of the selfie was launched. Love the trend or hate it; the selfie is here to stay and is even finding its way into the banking world.
posted on 8/21/2015
For many of us, August means the end of summer is upon us and it's back-to-school season. This often involves purchasing a whole new set of school supplies and paying education fees for the coming year. Here we've pulled together the top five tips for working those new school supplies into your budget.
posted on 6/30/2015
As you may have heard already, EMV (Europay, Master Card, and Visa) cards are starting to replace the traditional swipe cards. Learn exactly how to use this new technology here!
posted on 6/23/2015
The EMV Card, or chip credit card, has been a hot topic lately. Learn why the U.S. is just now making this transition and why.
posted on 6/9/2015
The EMV or chip credit card seems to have stolen the spotlight these days, leaving the traditional "swipe" card as hot as the cassette tape. But why all the hoopla? What makes the EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) card better than the traditional?
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