Learn skills to help you better manage your money.
Learning how to manage your money, spending and saving, is one of life's most valuable skills. The articles below offer simple, practical tips to help you take control of your money.
Get Financially Fit in 2017
Three ways to change your attitude about spending This is the year you’re going to take charge of your money. No more rationalizing overspending. No more excuses why you can’t put money into savings. No more regrets. Everyone can save more money. The question you have...read more »
Plug drainage leaks in your finances
The first week of August is National Simplify Your Life Week. What a great time to refocus your energy on what’s important in your life and reduce the pressures causing a strain on your health and happiness. Money continues to be one of the top causes of stress for Americans, according ...read more »
The secret sauce to achieving your goals.
By Kyle Head, Product Coordinator What if I told you goals are like potatoes? Let me explain. One type of goal is like instant potatoes. Stir in water, heat up and enjoy. The other type is like real mashed potatoes. It’s a process that takes time, planning and work. First y...read more »
The Best Money Management Habit Ever!
By Jocelyn Wood, RCB Bank Communications Who wants to save more money? To do so, we have to spend less, which can be accomplished in a number of ways. Avoid impulse shopping. Eliminate unwanted expenses, e.g., late charges, convenience fees. Set up automatic money t...read more »
How to gift shop and stay debt free this holiday season
It’s 6:00 a.m. on Friday and you’re storming through a department store to grab the best bargains of the season. The entire store is on sale, and you can’t pass up these amazing deals! Or, should you? You can save money shopping discounts, but when it comes to holiday shoppi...read more »
To have and to hold a joint checking account?
By Kyle Head, RCB Bank Product Coordinator First comes love, then comes marriage and then comes combining checking accounts (for some). What to do with your checking and savings accounts may not be the first thing you think about when you decide to get married but it is an important decis...read more »
Money memories, lessons learned
Edmund Burke once wrote, “Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.” When it comes to money and how to manage it, our past offers valuable lessons. Our experiences with money – good and bad – can motivate us to change our present way of spending and s...read more »
Say “Yes, Dear” to Text Banking
by Kyle Head, RCB Bank Product Coordinator My wife and I have been married for almost six months now and the best advice given to me was, “If you want a happy marriage, you need to learn to say ‘yes, dear.’” This is great advice for family outings ...read more »
Guarding your Keepsakes: Benefits of a Safe Deposit Box
Seven years ago, a flood surged through my house, destroying practically everything I owned. As my husband and I were sorting through the mucky mess, we found that our wedding pictures were discolored and damaged, my husband’s baseball card collection was soiled with soot and ultimate...read more »