You may have had a well-meaning financial advisor (or parent) at some point in your life tell you that you should strive to have a six-month financial safety net set aside. Of course, that’s a goal that can seem far too lofty for anyone living paycheck to paycheck or struggling to put away even $1,000 for an immediate emergency. Could […]
Mentioning the word budget generally causes people to run for the hills. Aside from their own death, few topics are as abhorrent to a person to discuss. So… instead, let’s talk about that awesome vacation or new car you have no idea how you’re going to afford. A healthy checking account program will ensure you’re covering required bills and give […]
Do the bouncing numbers for the Dow Jones scare you? Do you want to ensure the nest egg you’ve built up over the years is safe from any stock market uncertainties? Or maybe you have future plans for your money and just need a safe place to park it while it earns a little interest. For those new to no-risk […]
Today we’re going to talk about the big four-letter ‘S’ word. No, not that one! We mean SAVE. For many, the thought of saving feels like a sweet old-fashioned gesture, harkening from the days of penny candy and two-bit loaves of bread (that’s 25 cents for you young-heads out there). In a world where debt is as ubiquitous as […]
We stand ready to tailor our solutions to meet needs that are very specific to each individual – just like that customized cup of joe. So, what’s your banking flavor? Is it simple or complex? Do you prefer the in-person or mobile experience? Stop by your local Standard Bank office to customize your banking relationship!
Perhaps equally as important as how a bank makes your money work for you is how their mission and their own investing makes your world, your community a better place. If nearly every bank offers similar products and services, how can you tell if your bank’s practices align with your values? Do you share the same mission? Believe it or not, your answers to these questions matter a lot.