Finances 101

From budgeting and paying off debt to understanding your credit score, we’re here to expand your financial knowledge.

Manage your financial goals

Setting financial goals, whether they are short-term, mid-term or long-term, is a great first step to becoming financially secure.

5 Steps to budgeting

Creating a budget is the first step in growing your savings. Make sure your monthly income is always greater than monthly expenses. 

Raising your credit score

Is your credit score in need of a boost? Read this article for a look at the factors that go into your credit score and tips to improve it.

Paying off debt

Now is the time to kick that debt to the curb. Read this article for practical information and simple steps for eliminating debt.

Everyday savings tips

Saving money can be hard, but there are simple ways to cut back on everyday spending that can really add up.

Traveling with a debit card

We've gathered some essential safety tips for using your card while traveling, so you can enjoy your trip with peace of mind.

Getting married? 

Since marriage is a partnership, it’s important to talk about finances and to start looking ahead well before your wedding day.

Thinking about starting a family?

It’s time to look closely at your finances and start preparing because costs can add up quickly.

Budget friendly summer fun

From free outdoor concerts to our many parks, West Michigan has a lot to offer and we're sharing some of our favorites.

Educating the Next Generation

Get strategies to not only prepare them for their immediate financial needs but also set them on a path toward a successful future.

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Tax Document Information

Your tax forms will be mailed to the address we have on file for you, or you may view these forms within personal online banking.