04/22/2019: Go Green with eStatements!
Did you know that Americans use more than 90 million short tons of paper and paperboard each year? According to Waste-Free Mail, that amounts to 700 pounds of paper products per person, per year. They also report that one-third of the fiber used to make paper in the U.S. comes from whole trees. In celebration of Earth Day this year, we are encouraging our customers to go paperless with eStatements! Add convenience, cut down on paper waste and keep your information more secure!Continue Reading..
04/15/2019: 4 Savings Strategies
The biggest misconception about saving money is that many people think it’s something you do at the end of the month with what you have left over after all of your expenses. The truth is, nobody ever has leftover money. There’s always something to spend it on. The better way to think about saving is as something you do first, before you spend anything. This is often called the “pay yourself first” method. Here are some strategies for paying yourself first to build up your savings.Continue Reading..
03/04/2019: Five Plans to Pay Down Debt
Have credit card debt? You’re not alone. According to analysis from NerdWallet, at the end of 2018 the average U.S. household owed just under $7,000 in revolving credit card debt (the balance carried from month to month). Unlike more benign debt like a mortgage—where you gain assets (equity in the house) as you pay off the debt—credit card debt is a drag on your finances with no benefit to you. With interest rates rising, now is the perfect time to make a plan for becoming debt-free. There are several strategies you can use to pay off your credit card debt in manageable increments. Here’s a look at five of the most effective options:Continue Reading..
Greenville, WI, January 9, 2019: Wolf River Community Bank has hired Scott Herron as Vice President of Commercial Lending. Herron joins Wolf River Community Bank with 18 years of experience in the financial industry, most recently as VP of Business Development in Commercial Banking at Wells Fargo. Scott will be stationed out of Wolf River’s […]Continue Reading..
01/02/2019: Worry About Cybercrime? You’re Not Alone
Nearly a quarter of Americans, 23% say that they or someone in their household fell victim to cybercrime in 2018, having their personal, credit card, or financial information stolen by computer hackers which is down just slightly from the 25% who reported being targeted in 2017. However, there are some steps you can take to reduce your chances of becoming a cybercrime victim.Continue Reading..