Savvy Banking: Money advice for 2017

In Savvy Banking you’ll find the answers to a variety of pressing money questions submitted by Northwest Arkansas moms. This month’s question is: Q: What are some good money tips for the beginning of a new year? Don Paul, an investment executive with First National Investment Services, offers some advice here: As 2016 comes to [...]

Savvy Banking: How to automate your savings for college, emergency fund

Money. It’s on our minds a LOT, right? That’s why we love this money advice category, Savvy Banking. Moms submit the questions and our sponsor, First National Bank of NWA, always does a great job of finding the best person at the bank to answer them. Today we’ve got Holly Wheeler helping us out. Thank [...]

Savvy Banking: How do you calculate your personal net worth?

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In this nwaMotherlode segment, Savvy Banking, you’ll find the answers to a variety of pressing money questions submitted by Northwest Arkansas moms. Our sponsor, First National Bank of NWA, always does a great job of finding the best person at the bank to answer these questions. This month’s question is: Q: What determines my ‘net [...]

Savvy Banking: The Top 5 Things That Impact Your Credit Score

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In this nwaMotherlode segment, Savvy Banking, you’ll find the answers to a variety of pressing money questions submitted by Northwest Arkansas moms. Our sponsor, First National Bank of NWA, always does a great job of finding the best person at the bank to answer these questions. This month’s question is: Q: What should I do [...]

Savvy Banking: Traditional savings account or money market?

In this nwaMotherlode segment, Savvy Banking, you’ll find the answers to a variety of pressing money questions submitted by Northwest Arkansas moms. This month’s question, answered by David Cherry, is: Q: What is your recommendation on how much someone should have in savings? Is it better to save in a traditional savings account OR money-market [...]

Savvy Banking: How much should my son start saving at his first job this summer?

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Northwest Arkansas parents, like most parents, are looking for great advice on how to save money. So we turned to the experts. Every month we share advice from the professionals at First National Bank of NWA, the sponsor of our monthly feature, Savvy Banking. Brent Leas, a vice president at FNBNWA answers our latest money [...]

Savvy Banking: Should you keep your accounts separate when you get married?

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In this nwaMotherlode segment, Savvy Banking, you’ll find the answers to a variety of pressing money questions submitted by Northwest Arkansas moms. This month’s question is: Q: I’m getting married in August. Is it best to keep our bank accounts separate or combine them? Holly Wheeler: It seems that there are a lot of strong [...]

Savvy Banking: How should I invest a gift of cash?

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In this nwaMotherlode segment, Savvy Banking, you’ll find the answers to a variety of pressing money questions submitted by Northwest Arkansas moms. This month’s question is: My parents have given us a large gift of cash after selling some assets. What’s the best way to invest $10k other than a regular savings account? Don Paul, [...]