Direct Insight

Helpful Articles About Money, Life, and Innovation

CD Strategies—Maximize Your Savings

Saving by using certificates of deposit, or CDs, can be a low-risk way to diversify and grow your funds. If you are attempting to accumulate money for a large expense, such as a…

Know Your 401(k) Options When Changing Jobs

These days, it's less common for people to stay with just one employer for an entire career. As a result, you'll probably need to answer the question of what to do with your 401(k)…

Retirement Saving for Women: Close the Gap

There are steps women may want to consider taking to close the retirement savings gap, many of which would be prudent for any pre-retiree to do.

Employee Benefits: Are You Taking Full Advantage of Yours?

Most companies offer a wide range of benefits because they help attract and keep the best people. If you don’t know your company’s benefits, or are not using them to their maximum advantage,…

You’re Moving Up and Moving On—It’s Time to Sell Your First Home

Selling your first home is an important milestone that can also be bittersweet. You’ll be leaving behind a place in which you created many first memories while also looking forward…

The Importance of Diversification

As the old saying advises not to put all your eggs in one basket, it’s particularly true of where and how you allocate your money.

The Importance of Estate Planning

Even though the term itself can sound lofty, estate planning isn’t just for the wealthy. It’s certainly not as fun as planning a vacation, but it’s definitely more important.

You Want to Buy an Investment Property? 5 Things to Consider.

Investment properties can be a great way to diversify your assets. Here are just a few things to consider before jumping into the real estate world.

What Should You Do with Your 401k When You Retire?

If you’re nearing retirement, it’s time to check your 401k (and other investments) to refine your asset allocations. Now is not the time to risk a big drop in value.

Build A Strong Foundation For Financial Success

Developing a savings strategy may not be your top priority. But the younger you are when you begin, the more likely you are to achieve the goal of financial security later in life.

The information mentioned in these articles is for informational purposes only, is intended to provide general guidance and does not constitute legal or tax advice. Each person’s situation is unique and may materially differ from the information provided herein.  You should seek the advice of a financial professional, tax consultant and/or legal counsel to address your specific needs before any financial or other commitments regarding the issues related to your situation are made.  Popular Bank does not make any representations or warranties as to the content contained herein and disclaims any and all liability resulting from any use of or reliance on such content.