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4 Reasons to update your contact information ASAP

Posted by Liberty National Bank on Jul 31, 2018 9:11:00 AM

It is hard to remember to change your contact information when you get a new phone number or address, we know! But, it's important your information is correct with your bank, and here is why...

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Sending Money with popmoney

Posted by Liberty National Bank on Jul 17, 2018 8:12:00 AM

Nowadays it is rare to find someone who consistently carries cash with them. In the world of debit cards, cash has not become the norm. In recent years we have also seen a new trend arising - sending money via smart phones! People can now utilize apps to send money to their friends and family! BUT, did you know that we offer this service through our myLiberty app?!

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4 money tips to talk about before college

Posted by Liberty National Bank on Jun 26, 2018 8:12:00 AM

Most college students begin college without knowing a whole lot about how the financial world works. It's not really taught in school, so we can't blame them! Here are a few things to go over with them before they pack their bags. 

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Topics: budget

How to save up for a summer vacation

Posted by Liberty National Bank on May 16, 2018 9:57:00 AM

Are all your friends counting down to their summer vacations here in a few weeks? If you are feeling a bit left out... let's chat about how you can save up for a vacation next year that you can brag about! If you daydream of the beach or NYC, these tips can help get you there. 

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Topics: saving

Financial Tips For 20-somethings

Posted by Liberty National Bank on Apr 24, 2018 9:29:00 AM
Your 20's are supposed to be a time to get on your own feet and have fun! This time is also usually defined by a series of big life changes. Make sure you are prepared for all these changes by being financially stable!
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Topics: Banking, budget, retirement, saving

Why you need to establish credit when you're young

Posted by Liberty National Bank on Apr 4, 2018 12:00:00 AM
We have already tackled the topic of how to build your credit ( click here), but now it's time to focus on why you need good credit and why you need to establish good credit when you are young. 
  • Getting approved for an apartment (and setting up utilities
  • Opening a credit card account
  • Getting lower interest rates
  • Buying a car 
  • Buying a house 
  • Getting a job (and holding a company credit card)
  • Getting your own cell phone plan
  • Getting your own car insurance

Not having credit can make the living on your own phase even harder for young people! Parents, a great idea to help your child obtain good credit is to add them as an authorized user to your credit card account. This doesn't mean you need to hand them a credit card! Make sure you educate them on credit cards first. Another idea: if you plan on buying them their first car add them as a co-signer and they will reap the benefits if the payments are made on time! 

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Text Message Alerts

Posted by Liberty National Bank on Mar 21, 2018 9:35:00 AM

There are SO many great features to mobile and online banking other than just being convenient. For example, did you know you can set up a text message alert that will let you know when your balance falls below a certain limit. This is KEY to not having to pay overdraft fees. This simple tool can greatly help eliminate frustration and unwanted fees.

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Topics: mobile banking, online banking

Different Types of Home Loans

Posted by Liberty National Bank on Mar 6, 2018 9:33:00 AM

Spring is almost here! Yes, this means warmer weather, but it also means the real estate market is gearing up. Whether you are a first time home buyer or a seasoned pro, everyone needs a brush up on home loans. I mean, a mortgage isn't something you get every day!

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Topics: mortgage

HOW TO BUILD AN EMERGENCY FUND

Posted by Liberty National Bank on Feb 13, 2018 9:58:00 AM

Emergency funds are major and if you don't have one - it should be your next financial goal. An emergency fund is essential if you were to ever suffer from a large financial loss, such as losing your job or receiving a large medical bill. Things of this nature happen unexpectedly, so make sure to start saving for your fund today. Here's how...

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Topics: saving

WHAT IS A CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT (CD)?

Posted by Liberty National Bank on Jan 23, 2018 10:14:00 AM

You've probably heard the term "CD" all of your life, but do you know what it is? It's okay if you don't! It's one of those things that no one ever explains... which is why we are here today! 

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