Subscription costs are sneaky. You sign up for one service, that’s $10. You sign up for another, that’s $6.99. Oh, and then there’s that other subscription for $15. Because each service costs less than $20 per month, you barely notice. But the costs keep stacking up as you add more and more. One way to make sure you’re getting the most bang for your buck is to link all of those subscriptions to your credit card.
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VisionBank has eight full-service branches in Ames, Boone, Grimes, Huxley, and Ogden, and a VisionBank Mortgage office in West Des Moines. The bank is owned by VisionBankshares, Inc., a locally-owned bank holding company based in Central Iowa. The bank offers full service retail, mortgage, consumer, commercial, commercial real estate, and agricultural deposit and lending products and services.
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A Health Savings Account (HSA) can be a good savings tool. And just like any tool, it helps to know how to use it the right way. Here are some common HSA mistakes that you should avoid. Dodge these pitfalls and you’ll be making the most out of what can be an incredibly valuable account.
What comes to mind when you think of college? Long nights spent in the library trying to study for an exam, Friday night football games, sub-par cafeteria food? Check. Check. And check. But you may also be thinking: How am I going to pay for this?
VisionBank will have a Secure Shred truck available and free to the public at our Boone, Huxley, and Ogden locations on the morning of Saturday, April 2nd. To help us practice safe social distancing, please place the items you'd like to have shred in the trunk of your vehicle, we'll take care of the rest!
Looking to do something romantic for your significant other this Valentine’s Day? Forget the box of chocolates and roses (okay, maybe not the chocolate). Raising your credit score to match your partners might be the most romantic gesture. Why? Because it could be the key to a more stable relationship.
Setting a financial goal is easy. Attaining that goal is the hard part. Here are some ways to make the road to your financial goal as smooth as possible.
Consumers are vaguely aware of the ins and outs of credit freezes, and that might be a bad thing. A recent study found that while 75 percent of Americans know of the credit freeze process, 71 percent said they’ve never given it a try. Here is what you should know about an effective financial tool.
The time might be right to refinance your mortgage. Mortgage rates are still right around three percent, and that’s low enough to save many people lots of cash. In one recent report, there were 11 million American homeowners who could lower their mortgage by .75 percentage or more. The same study found that of those eligible for lowering their mortgage rate, the average savings worked out to about $279 per month. Here’s everything to consider about refinancing.
Eighty percent of people fail to actually achieve their New Year’s goals every year, according to U.S. News & World Report. It’s not surprising that the number is high — but does it have to be that high? Not where you’re concerned, particularly if you’re making a resolution that involves your money.
The end of 2021 is coming. That means it’s time to address your 401(k). You want to make sure you’re getting the most value out of this retirement account. Here are some moves to make before 2022 arrives.