From the Teller Line: Green Home Improvement

Let’s make your home smarter. Consider using a home equity line of credit (also known as a HELOC) to pay for smart home upgrades and repairs. A HELOC allows you to essentially use the equity in your home to improve your home. The home improvements with the best returns are often environmentally friendly, energy-saving projects. […]

From the Teller Line: Should I Refinance My Car

Despite this tumultuous time, it may be a good time to refinance your auto loan. You may be able to lower your monthly payment by getting a lower interest rate after you refinance. Currently, Signal’s auto loan rates are as low as 1.74% APR if your car is a 2020 year model with 5,000 miles […]

video chat call grandmother and girl From the Teller Line: What to know about payment deferrals

When you’d rather be focused on family… More than 40 million Americans are experiencing unemployment, and Congress is working on incentives to get people back to work, according to The Washington Post. If you have experienced job loss, or reduced income due to COVID-19, asking for a payment deferral on a mortgage loan, consumer loan […]

Online security image of lock on keyboard From the Teller Line: Beware of Social Engineering Scams

Consumers beware: amid the current economic uncertainty, scammers are finding unique and innovative ways to take advantage of others. One of the latest examples is the rising concern over fraudsters tricking unsuspecting people into providing their login credentials through social engineering scams. Many of those impacted are members of credit unions that offer person-to-person payment […]

How-To Guide: ATM Check Deposits

We know it’s a challenging time for all of us and it’s even more of an uphill battle for those who have been delaying the use of ATM technology in favor of depositing checks in person.  Below is a step-by-step guide. Print it out and take it with you to the ATM. STEP 1: Enter […]

How to Guide: ATM Cash Deposits

We know it’s a challenging time for all of us and it’s even more of an uphill battle for those who have been delaying the use of ATM technology in favor of depositing cash in person.  Below is a step-by-step guide. Print it out and take it with you to the ATM. STEP 1: Enter […]

when are stimulus checks coming From the Teller Line: Where is my Stimulus payment?

As you’re probably well aware by now, an historic $2 trillion stimulus package was passed to help aid the ailing economy as a result of the impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The stimulus package also granted many Americans payments with the amount dependent on your adjusted gross income on your 2019 federal tax filing […]

stimulus check us treasury note From the Teller Line: Stimulus Payment Scams

As stimulus checks roll out, so do the scams! Some criminals are using stimulus checks to take advantage of honest, hardworking people who have experienced financial hardships due to COVID-19.  More than 80 million Americans have received their stimulus payments via direct deposit, according to this CNN article. But those who are receiving the funds […]

From the Teller Line: Financial Literacy Month

I’ve never been a big fan of New Year resolutions, I feel like if you notice something about your life that you don’t like, you should take immediate action to eradicate whatever that issue is. However, I do understand the concept of a new beginning with the start of a new year, or a new […]

Worried mother with face protective mask working from home Stimulus checks are coming this week, but what about taxes?

First things first: stimulus checks are on the way and the first wave of people will get their money in the mailbox tomorrow, April 15 (the former tax deadline) according to this news update from USA Today. Even though the IRS has moved the tax deadline from April 15 to July 15 for individuals and […]