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  1. Should You Get Your Child a Credit Card?

    March 29, 2017

    Should you get your child a credit card? Read this post before you make the decision.

    As a parent, one question you might have regarding your child’s finances is if they should have a credit card. Whether they’re a teen or young adult, you might be wondering if they really need a credit card? Would it be a smart move, or would it actually hurt their financial standing? When should they get one? Think about these things before making a decision. Read more...

  2. Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Return

    March 28, 2017

    Make the most out of your money by using your tax return in one of the following ways!

    Tax season is almost over, hooray! Hopefully you’re breathing a sigh of relief and looking forward to receiving your return. If you’re getting some money back this tax season, you’re probably trying to decide how to use it. Well, we have some smart suggestions for you! Read more...

  3. How to Prepare When Making Large Purchases

    March 27, 2017

    Making large purchases almost always comes with a small amount of stress. You can ensure your next big purchase is right for you (and stresses you out less) by following these steps.

    Making large purchases almost always comes with a small amount of stress. You’re spending your hard-earned money, so you need to make sure it’s an investment worth making. You can ensure your next big purchase is right for you (and stresses you out less) by following these steps. Read more...

  4. Redstone Acts of Brightness in March: Let's Do Lunch!

    March 24, 2017

    Our Brightness Crews were out on the first day of spring with Redstone Acts of Brightness. What happened this time?

    What better way to celebrate the first day of Spring than with Redstone Acts of Brightness? Our Brightness Crews headed out to a variety of restaurants throughout the Tennessee Valley on March 20th to buy lunch. Did you run into any of our employees in their bright tee shirts? Read more...

  5. Retirement Planning: 7 Questions to Ask Yourself

    March 23, 2017

    Ask yourself these 7 questions when considering your retirement plan.

    No matter is you’re 25 or 75, retirement planning is an important financial topic to keep in mind. If you’re out of college and working, and haven’t started thinking about retirement yet, now is the time to start! It’s really never too soon or too late to start making or readjusting your retirement plan. Here are 7 questions to ask yourself when considering your retirement. Read more...

  6. What is Certificate Laddering?

    March 22, 2017

    Learn how Certificate Laddering can help you maximize your extra money.

    Have you heard of Certificate Laddering? It's a smart strategy to use if you have extra money you want to invest at a low-risk. Certificates generally have a higher dividend rate than normal Savings Accounts, meaning your money will grow more! How does it work? Watch this video to find out! Read more...

  7. 4 Tips to Help Sell Your Home Fast

    March 21, 2017

    Are you about to put your home on the market? If you want your home to sell fast, make sure to use these 4 tips to make it go from for sale to sold in no time!

    Selling a house can be a grueling process, sometimes lasting months or even years—yikes! You don’t want your house to sit on the market for ages, so what can you do to make your house sell fast? We have four great tips to help change the sign out front from for sale to sold in no time. Read more...

  8. Discovering the Ripple Effect: The Charity Finders Story

    March 20, 2017

    Charity finders is a group of Redstone employees who help raise donations for local charities.

    One action can easily start a chain reaction. As we’ve seen with our Redstone Acts of Brightness, one small, kind gesture can lead to many more down the road. Redstone’s Charity Finders group is an example of how one moment can spark a movement. Here’s the story of Charity Finders, and how a few simple actions can create a ripple effect that helps our entire community. Read more...

  9. Join Us for Lunch with a Side of Education

    March 17, 2017

    Learn more about our new Lunch & Learn educational series launching in April.

    Food and finances combine in our new Lunch & Learn series! Join us for lunch during our new educational series that will help you through two of the most financially impacting moments in life: college and retirement. Read more...

  10. Employee Highlight: Meet Our Murfreesboro Manager

    March 16, 2017

    Get to know our Murfreesboro manager, Princeton Taylor.

    We want to take some time to introduce you to one of our phenomenal employees. If you frequent our Murfreesboro branch, you’ve probably met him and noticed his spectacular bowties. Read on to learn more about Princeton and what’s special about the branch he serves. Read more...