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Norm Plumstead

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Tips for Financial Freedom: Consolidate Debt with Personal Loans

Posted by Norm Plumstead on Dec 14, 2017 8:24:00 AM


The next time you need cash, just write yourself a loan. All you need is a Redi-Money Line-of-Credit from Honor Bank. It’s our unsecured personal line of credit. Once you are approved, we will give you a book of checks. Then, you can activate your credit line by writing one of these checks any time you need cash. Your check looks like any other personal check.

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Topics: Personal Loans, Debt Consolidation

Tips for Financial Freedom: Using Online Bill Pay

Posted by Norm Plumstead on Dec 7, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Online bill payment, a service offered by Honor Bank, makes it easier to organize and pay your bills and avoid late fees. In addition to the convenience of paying bills from your own computer day or night, you’ll save money on the cost of postage and the trouble of going to a mailbox, or leaving personal mail in your home mailbox for pickup. And you’ll save trees because it’s paperless!

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Topics: Checking

8 Reasons Community Banks Are Better

Posted by Norm Plumstead on Nov 29, 2017 9:03:00 AM

Understanding value is important for any consumer. Here’s the value community banks bring to you each day and why community banks – like Honor Bank, a community bank in Traverse City – are better at finding solutions to all your financial needs.

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Topics: Community Banks

What High Performance Checking Can Do for You

Posted by Norm Plumstead on Nov 23, 2017 10:02:00 AM

When selecting a checking account, look for low or no fees, a broad ATM network and low opening balance restrictions. Earning interest is a plus, too.

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Topics: Checking

Tips for Financial Freedom: Setting and Reaching Long-Term Financial Goals

Posted by Norm Plumstead on Oct 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Regardless of what life stage you are in, you are likely to have some short- and long-term financial goals. Whether you want to experience your dream vacation, buy a new home, save for college, build retirement savings, or establish an emergency fund, setting realistic goals, following them, and tracking your progress are key to achieving your financial goals successfully.

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Topics: Savings

The Modern Allowance: Control and Monitor Your Children’s Spending with CardValet

Posted by Norm Plumstead on Oct 10, 2017 9:00:00 AM

What is CardValet? CardValet is safe, easy and has many benefits. It’s great for cardholders who want to manage their debit and credit cards through their mobile devices. Getting started is easy. Simply download the CardValet App, found on the App Store or Google Play. CardValet is free to Honor Bank debit cardholders.

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Topics: Checking, mobile banking

Tips for Financial Freedom: Creating and Sticking to a Budget

Posted by Norm Plumstead on Oct 3, 2017 8:20:00 AM


Your first order of business when deciding to create a budget, is to determine exactly how much you're spending each month. You can put a solid budget plan into action with strategies that include calculating your expenses. 
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Topics: Savings, budgeting

Tips for Financial Freedom: Start Planning for Retirement Now

Posted by Norm Plumstead on Sep 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When planning for retirement, two important questions always come up: When to start saving and how?

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Topics: Savings

Tips for Financial Freedom: Free Checking & Savings Accounts

Posted by Norm Plumstead on Sep 1, 2017 3:46:20 PM



Find Your Financial Freedom…Finally!

Now you can find your financial freedom by letting us pay you to bank with us! We call it Kasasa! Here is how you can Kasasa:

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Topics: Checking

Tips for Financial Freedom: Getting an Annual Credit Report

Posted by Norm Plumstead on Aug 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Getting a copy of your annual credit report is important.  There a many reasons and the first one, although maybe not the most important – the copy is free!

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