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Financial literacy is a never-ending journey. If you’re lucky, you learn the basics of money management when you’re young and have the tools for a bright financial future ahead of you. If you’re not so lucky, you may have never been taught how to budget or save and find yourself worrying daily about how to make ends meet.
Don’t worry, Availa Bank can help. It's part of our mission statement: empower our team to inspire and enable our clients and the communities we serve to achieve financial success. On this page, you will find helpful blogs and resources to guide you to financial freedom in no time. Check out our topics below to learn more!
5 Ways to Help Your Heart & Your Wallet During American Heart Month02/01/2022
Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in Iowa? In 2020 alone, Iowa had more than 23,000 hospitalizations and $1.4 billion in costs due to heart disease.
We know how hard it can be to stay on track financially when you don’t feel your best. It’s even harder to stay ahead when the average hospital stay for heart-related illnesses can be upwards of $100,000 depending on how long your stay is and how severe your condition is. Let us help you stay focused on your health and not your growing medical bills this American Heart Month with our best tips to benefit your health and wallet at the same time!
How to Stick to Financial Resolutions01/01/2022
Well, the new year is finally here. January first has come and gone and you're probably thinking about the resolutions you've made or plan to make within the first month of this year. If you're a chronic "resolution-er" who makes lofty goals but can't seem to get the momentum to put them into action past the spring, you may be wondering what the point is of making another set of resolutions you'll never accomplish.
How Much Money Should I Spend on Holiday Gifts?12/01/2021
The holiday season is a popular time to spend money, especially when you're buying extra food, decorations, and gifts for all the festivities you have planned. In 2020 alone, Americans spent roughly $188.2 billion online buying gifts. This was a record high for online sales, not counting all of the transactions done in store.