Find Your Way to Financial Success
When it comes to personal finances, sometimes you know where you
want to go, but aren't quite sure how to get there. Whether you
want to save for a home purchase, reduce your debt, simplify your
money management or plan for retirement, Columbus Metro wants to
provide you with a road map to help you reach your financial goals.
With our 2013 Smart Money Moves campaign, Columbus Metro will provide
members with valuable tools, tips and directions for reaching six
different financial Points of Interest. Throughout the year, each
point of interest will be featured and detailed in your member newsletters,
at your local branch and at www.columbusmetro.org.
of Interest: Save More
Whether you're building an emergency fund or saving for long-term
goals like a new home, your child's college education or a comfortable
retirement, we can help. Our savings and investment accounts offer
competitive rates and up to $500,000 in
combined federal and private deposit
Ready for directions? Click here
for tips on getting started and links to further reading and other
of Interest: Pay Down Debt
If you're like most of us, one of your top financial goals is to
reduce your debt. While student loans, mortgages and other loans
can help you reach important goals like getting a college education
or buying a house, too much debt can leave you feeling trapped.
Ready for directions? We'll help you make a plan to pay down debt
in four easy steps, so click here
to get started.
of Interest: Improve Your Credit Score
You probably know that your credit score comes into play when you
apply for a loan. But did you realize that insurers, employers,
landlords and others use that information to determine what services
you qualify for and how much they will cost?
On this segment of our road trip, you'll learn how your credit
score is determined as well as what you can and can't
do to improve it. Click here to get
Point of Interest: Simplify
Life is busy enough. Why make it more complicated than it has to
be? Managing your day-to-day finances is simple when you use Columbus
Metro's electronic services, including direct deposit, MetroWeb,
MetroWeb Bill Pay and more.
Click here to find out how these
convenient services can save you time and money.
Point of Interest: Expect the Unexpected
Emergencies are inevitable cars break down, people get sick,
appliances stop working at the most inconvenient times. Do you know
how you'll cover unexpected expenses when they crop up?
Click here to find out how we can
help you reduce the financial stress of the unexpected expenses
that are sure to pop up now and then.
of Interest: Finance for the Family
Money isn't just for grown-ups! Make your finances a family affair
by teaching your kids about money and involving them in family financial
decisions in age-appropriate ways. We also offer the products and
services your kids will need as they grow, from savings accounts
to checking accounts and student loans.
Click here to find out how we can help you make
good money management a family affair.