Category Archives: Personal Finance

5 Ways to Protect Your Debit Card this Holiday Season

At this time last year, the Target data breach rocked the entire nation after huge amounts of money were lost to fraudulent transactions. So it wouldn’t be surprising if you were a little less trusting of the security systems most retailers use.   But you don’t have to live in fear of being a victim […]

Holiday Credit Card Use: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

As we mentioned in our first blog post earlier this month, the holiday season comes with a lot of additional expenses. If you have a credit card, it can be used to help pay for these extra costs if or when you are short on cash. However, credit card use, particularly during the holiday season, […]

A Thrifty Thanksgiving: Budget-Friendly Tips for Turkey Day

Ah, the holidays are upon us once again, with Thanksgiving leading things off later this month. But with the holidays come a lot more expenses, whether it’s food, gifts, entertainment, travel or decorations. FNB Fox Valley offers club accounts to help you save for the holidays, but if you don’t have the ability to set […]