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Ideas worth sharing on your path to financial empowerment.

Jess Ashmore
7 Tips for Improving Your Cash Flow This Year

Knowing you need to maintain a positive cash flow may be Business 101, but..

Dixie Hoeh
How Much Money Should I Save?

Maintaining a savings balance will go a long way toward peace of mind and..

Max Anderson
How to Use a Credit Card Responsibly

A credit card can be a valuable tool, allowing you to consolidate purchases..

Max Anderson
Balancing Your Checkbook in Modern Times

Knowing how to balance a checkbook used to be an essential skill for every..

Dixie Hoeh
How to Start Saving Money

Many times, the hardest part about doing something new is the simple act of..

Jim Hills
4 Reasons to Buy a Home, Before Interest Rates Rise

Experts anticipated interest rates would increase this year. These rising..

Jim Hills
A Home Buying Checklist to Prepare You for the Process

Buying a new home brings a lot of excitement… and lots of paperwork. Do you..

Cindy Ockert
How to Get a Business Loan

Business loans are a valuable asset for businesses of all sizes, whether..

Max Anderson
Things to do in Traverse City, from free activities to splurges!

How often do you ask the question, what should we do this weekend? Sure, you..

Dixie Hoeh
Why Choose Local Banks for your Local Business Banking?

Do you have a locally focused business? Then you should definitely be..

Pete Torrey
Should You Refinance to a 15 Year Mortgage?

Wondering about refinancing your 30-year mortgage into a 15-year option?..

Jim Hills
Norm Plumstead
Many Options Available When Looking for the Right Neighborhood in Traverse City

What is all the buzz about Traverse City and northern Michigan? For those..

7 Easy Steps to Move Your Money

Are you underwhelmed by your bank’s customer service, disappointed with its..

Norm Plumstead
3 Steps to Your Mortgage at Honor Bank

With our competitive market for homes today, speed is everything. Whether..

The Marshmallow Game: One Sweet Way to Teach Kids the Powerful Lesson of Compound Interest

From budgeting and income to saving and earning compound interest, kids need..

Want a good credit score? Here’s everything you need to know

If you’ve not yet applied for a car loan or a mortgage, you may not think..

Why Your Kid’s First Account Should be With a Community Bank

When I was 10 years old, my dad offered me an incredible deal. He said he’d..

Paying a little can cost a lot: Why minimum credit card payments are not your friend

Accepted the world over, credit cards turn money into something magical: a..

Norm Plumstead
How to Save Money for Your Future...That You Haven’t Thought About…

Have you ever thought …I should start saving?Honor Bank Pays You to Bank!


Norm Plumstead
Kasasa Checking: Can you catch a Kasasa?


You’ve heard it many times, “too good to be true.”  You check it out and..

Norm Plumstead
Advantages of Banking with a Community Bank


The Advantages of Banking Locally at Honor Bank…Let me count the ways


Norm Plumstead
Why Honor Bank Outranks other banks in Traverse City

What do you think when a 100-year-old bank pays you to bank with them? This..

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