To Buy or Not to Buy: 5 Questions to Consider Before Purchasing Your First Home
In recognition of American Housing Month, United Community Bank is highlighting five questions first-time buyers should consider before purchasing a home. UCB encourages consumers to consider these questions before beginning their housing quest: How much money do you have saved up? Start with an evaluation of your financial health. Figure out how much money you […]
Developing a financial plan
Creating a Budget The key to a good budget is including as much information as possible so you can adequately prepare and plan. It’s important to keep accurate records of your spending so you can see where you can save money and how much you can reasonably spend. What is your current income? The first […]
Teach your kids to save!
Have you been wondering how to broach the subject of saving money to your kids? It’s a hard conversation but at UCB we have a few tips and tricks to help you get started! Anytime is the right time to begin teaching children about money, and here are some tips from the American Bankers Association […]
Keeping your money in a bank
Why is your money safe in a bank? It’s a question that needs to be asked. There are many reasons why your money is safe at a bank but most of them can be boiled down to these reasons: When you use a bank account: Your money can be insured against loss up to $250,000 […]