Fast Money Blog

  • Estate Planning is for Everyone

    07/01/22

    The sister-brother music duo named Gabby & Gabe made a nice team—she provided the folksy voice and he provided the vintage guitar. They didn’t make a living at their craft at first, but both went on to solo careers and their incomes grew. Gabby got

  • Blockbuster Ways to Bank Securely and Pay Bills

    03/25/22

    In a tribute to Oscar season, Pinnacle Bank highlights two special features playing on a screen near you— PinnPay and PinnBank Alerts . These video shorts (about one minute each) will keep you on the edge of your seat. You won’t even have to leave

  • ’Tis the Season for Tax Time

    12/20/21

    As the year winds down, ’tis the season to wrap things up (not just holiday gifts; but all the projects we’ve started and haven’t yet finished). We also approach the New Year where we resolve to start what we haven’t yet begun. One might also refer

  • Where’s Everyone’s Car?

    10/07/21

    We’ve all heard the story about the customer who bought a new car, drove it off the dealer’s lot, then came right back and tried to return it. It had depreciated thousands of dollars in the first mile alone! Well, times have changed. The car you’re

  • Navigating Newlywed Life Through A Financial Lens

    02/10/21

    This last year has been challenging, and even more so if you’re a newlywed. Despite the obstacles, your finances don’t have to be one of them. Marriage is about having an open line of communication, even the overwhelming parts like finances. Here

  • Alternative Ways to Save for Retirement

    01/28/21

    If you’re self-employed or work for a small business without a designated retirement plan, there are plenty of alternative ways to save for the future. We all know the importance of saving for retirement and developing a plan that benefits us down

  • How to Avoid Overspending on Holiday Gifts

    11/21/19

    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

  • How to Save for a Dream Vacation without Breaking the Bank

    01/17/19

    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.

  • Five Discouraging Retirement Myths Busted

    12/21/18

    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

  • Enjoy Your Holidays Even More When You End the Year on Solid Financial Footing

    11/26/18

    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