It’s that time of the year where all too often, Americans find themselves with more financial worry than holiday cheer. According to a National Retail Federation’s 2019 Holiday Spending Survey, the average consumer prepares to lay out $1,047.83 this
Get Ready to Go Anywhere on Any Budget Vacations are a great way to relax, but there’s nothing relaxing about coming home to a pile of debt. It’s easy to max out credit cards and tap into savings when you’re taking that long awaited dream vacation.
Here's some good news to get you excited about saving for retirement. Retirement planning can feel daunting. When you hear how many people aren’t prepared, or how much you may need, it can be discouraging. That discouragement keeps many people from
Holidays are a time for family. A time for fun. And for many, a time to run up their credit cards. But putting a stop to holiday debt doesn’t mean putting a stop to the festivities. With a little care, staying within your budget can lead to the best
Health insurance can be hard to afford. Even with coverage, an unexpected illness or injury can be enough to change your financial fortunes. A Health Savings Account (HSA) is a special type of account designed to help with both of these issues. And
Building wealth isn’t about what you make. It’s about what you keep. And saving money starts with good spending habits. These days it’s even harder to avoid unnecessary and impulse purchases. After all, you don’t need to leave your home or get off
When people hear “go green” thoughts often wander to solar panels, electric cars, and smart appliances. And while it’s true that all these items can help you save money in the long run, they can also be costly today. The good news is that if you
At Pinnacle Bank, we’ve heard a lot of questions about the new tax policies enacted under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). While there are many changes, most taxpayers won’t notice them all. So, to simplify things a bit we’ve grouped some of