Athletic Inspiration – Going for the Gold May Help with College

Athletic Inspiration – Going for the Gold May Help with College

When I was eight years old, I saw the Olympics and dreamt of being the fastest man in the world. I started running track and won races in grade school, went to nationals in middle school and set a state record in high school. I was lucky, and a scholarship helped me continue to compete [...]

A Guide to Mobile Banking

A Guide to Mobile Banking

Mobile banking can be a convenient way to access your accounts on the go. According to a recent study, nearly 90 percent of Americans have a mobile phone and nearly half of those have a smart phone. Thirty percent of all mobile phone users access bank information from their phones. Here’s a look at some [...]

From Moo-Money to Mobile: Fun History of Money and Banking

From Moo-Money to Mobile: Fun History of Money and Banking

In the Beginning…There Was Ancient Money   Historians believe Cattle were the first early form of money  and have found evidence dating as far back as 9000 BC.   The first coins date back to 2000 BC in the Bronze Age where they were shaped like cattle.   In the 12th Century during the Crusades, [...]

IRA Tax Deduction, It’s Not Too Late

IRA Tax Deduction, It’s Not Too Late

The deadline for filing your taxes is fast approaching.  One tactic you might not have thought of can help you save for retirement and provide you with a deduction. Assuming you have earned income and fall within certain limits you can contribute to a Traditional IRA and take a deduction off your taxable income. This [...]

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