Fast Money Blog

  • To Buy or Not to Buy? That is the question when considering your next home.

    03/30/22

    A home is often the largest investment most people will make, but there are risks associated with home ownership. So how do you know if now is the time to make the investment? Here are a few tips: Pay off high-interest debt first Credit cards and

  • Blockbuster Ways to Bank Securely and Pay Bills

    03/23/22

    In a tribute to Oscar season, Pinnacle Bank highlights two special features playing on a screen near you— PinnPay and PinnBank Alerts . These video shorts (about one minute each) will keep you on the edge of your seat. You won’t even have to leave

  • Warm Sweet Home

    01/25/22

    Whether welcoming back college students on semester break, hosting some toasty neighborhood get-togethers or just snuggling in yourself, wintertime is a great time to embrace a warm sweet home. In fact, the IRS has made this a timely occasion to

  • ’Tis the Season for Tax Time

    12/20/21

    As the year winds down, ’tis the season to wrap things up (not just holiday gifts; but all the projects we’ve started and haven’t yet finished). We also approach the New Year where we resolve to start what we haven’t yet begun. One might also refer

  • Where’s Everyone’s Car?

    10/07/21

    We’ve all heard the story about the customer who bought a new car, drove it off the dealer’s lot, then came right back and tried to return it. It had depreciated thousands of dollars in the first mile alone! Well, times have changed. The car you’re

  • Take a Byte Out of CyberCrime

    09/08/21

    We’ve all heard about computer viruses and hackers and online scams of just about every kind. To find out about the latest threat, we need to look no further than the news. There are common themes. A mega-corporation has its computer systems held

  • Navigating Newlywed Life Through A Financial Lens

    02/10/21

    This last year has been challenging, and even more so if you’re a newlywed. Despite the obstacles, your finances don’t have to be one of them. Marriage is about having an open line of communication, even the overwhelming parts like finances. Here

  • Alternative Ways to Save for Retirement

    01/28/21

    If you’re self-employed or work for a small business without a designated retirement plan, there are plenty of alternative ways to save for the future. We all know the importance of saving for retirement and developing a plan that benefits us down

  • Online Banking Versus Mobile Banking Apps

    10/22/20

    Online banking and mobile banking apps have both revolutionized the way that we handle our finances, but what’s the difference between the two? The digital era has transformed banking a great deal, particularly how services are conducted. While it

  • How to Use Person-to-Person Payments

    06/10/20

    Mobile payment apps are revolutionizing the way we pay. With mobile person-to-person payments, you don’t have to meet up to exchange money or send a check. Just pick up your smartphone. What Is A Person-to-Person Payment? Most transactions happen