09/12/2018: 4 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers
Interest rates are still historically low, but rising. The housing market is strong. The economy is on the upswing… You’ve decided now’s the time: you’re going to buy your first house. It can be an intimidating process, so here are a few tips to help your transition from renter to owner go smoothly: 1: Do […]Continue Reading..
Hortonville, WI, August 6, 2018: Wolf River Community Bank has hired Ryan Brandenburg as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Brandenburg joins Wolf River Community Bank with over 8 years of experience in the financial industry, most recently as a Senior Financial Institution Examiner with the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. In his position as CFO, Ryan […]Continue Reading..
07/18/2018: 11 Travel Safety Tips
Whether your travels take you across the globe or across state lines, we urge you to plan carefully to keep your money safe and summer vacations on track. Most financial experts advise limiting the use of cash and paying with a debit or credit card for major purchases since cards come with additional protections, such as zero-liability […]Continue Reading..
07/09/2018: Scams to Avoid When Selling a Car
Scams aren’t just something for buyers to be aware of— sellers can be common targets, too. Before you place an ad to sell a used car, you’ll need to be aware of common scams and learn how to avoid them. Use this guide to make your transaction as safe and painless as possible.Continue Reading..
Those who commit elder fraud range from loved ones—family members, friends, or caregivers—to complete strangers. In its financial form, elder abuse is the exploitation of senior citizens to gain access to their property, investments, cash, or real estate. When you familiarize yourself with the common scams and red flags below, you could prevent a loved one from becoming a victim.Continue Reading..