Financial Spring Cleaning Tips
April 4, 2023
Spring is the season for cleaning, sorting and tidying up around the house. But having a truly clean house means going beyond the surface clutter. It means closing out the unfinished paperwork, crossing items off the to-do list, making the hard decisions and setting priorities. Not surprisingly, many of those tasks involve personal finance. Here are six tips as a starting point for helping organize your finances.
Renovating Your Home to Provide Care for an Aging Parent
March 2, 2021
For many adults sandwiched between caring for an aging parent and maybe still raising their own family, renovating their home to include a parent apartment may be the key. If this describes you, consider renovating your home to provide care for an aging parent.
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6 Cost-Friendly Ideas to Spruce Up Your Home
March 2, 2021
Little things can mean a lot, especially when it comes to making your home more attractive to potential buyers (or the people you live with!). The following projects can help freshen up your home's look, and chances are good you won't need a professional design team to complete them.
7 Money-Saving Hacks That Don't Include Skipping Coffee!
June 30, 2020
You've probably seen a lot of advice that focuses on making small changes to improve your finances, like saving loose change and ditching your daily caffeinated beverage. Instead, settle down with your morning brew, and learn about alternative ways you can make a big impact on your finances.
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10 Tips to Get the Most from Your Insurance
June 10, 2020
Insurance coverage is a powerful tool when consumers face devastating losses. Being smart about how you buy and use insurance can help you get the most for your money. The following tips can help.
Ways to Have a Staycation at Home
May 29, 2020
Are your most recent travel destinations Las Kitchen, St. Sofa and El Porch? With social distancing, school closures, changes in work arrangements, travel restrictions and stay-at-home guidelines keeping us home more, you may feel like you need a getaway more than ever. Even if you can't travel far from home right now, a little creativity can go a long way toward boosting your spirits. The following staycation ideas can help.
How Much Insurance Coverage Do I Need?
May 14, 2020
You’ve probably thought about finding the right work/life balance, or figured out the perfect ratio of coffee to cream and sugar. But have you put much thought into finding the right balance between the deductible and the premium on your auto and home insurance? If not, you may be missing an opportunity to save yourself some money while still enjoying the peace of mind that having the right coverage provides.
Serving You During the COVID-19 Crisis
April 30, 2020
In times of crisis, managing your money can feel like a moving target. When jobs, school and normal routines are put on hold, it helps to be digitally connected in all aspects of life, including your financial life. MidCountry Bank is here to help you stay connected with the financial services and resources you need to manage your money during uncertain times.
With online and mobile banking services, you can securely access your accounts from your computer or mobile device. After signing up for online banking and downloading our mobile banking app, you can take care of most of your financial tasks from home. Check out the following digital banking services:
How to File a Car Insurance Claim
April 17, 2020
We buy an insurance policy with the hopes that we’ll never need to use it – but if you do need to file a claim, using the following tips can help make the process go more smoothly.
Advantages of Community Banks
February 13, 2019
Most people in America bank at one of the big banks. Whether it's because of access needed everywhere, or mergers when they were at a smaller bank, or it's where they opened their first account and never changed, the reasons don't matter, it's a fact.
The Importance of Saving
February 12, 2019
No matter how young or old you are, it is not too late to start saving. This could be something as simple as setting aside spare change in a coffee can to something as elaborate as setting up a 401(k). No matter what type of strategy you decide to take, the idea is to start simple and work your way up.
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