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  • Why HSAs are becoming one of the most popular ways to save for medical expenses.


    Health insurance can be hard to afford. Even with coverage, an unexpected illness or injury can be enough to change your financial fortunes. A Health Savings Account (HSA) is a special type of account designed to help with both of these issues. And

  • Five simple steps to help you save


    Building wealth isn’t about what you make. It’s about what you keep. And saving money starts with good spending habits. These days it’s even harder to avoid unnecessary and impulse purchases. After all, you don’t need to leave your home or get off

  • Protecting your phone and other mobile devices


    You probably already know how important it is to protect your identity online. But one of the most important ways you can protect your data and your identity is sitting in the palm of your hand – or maybe in your pocket. Smartphones and other mobile

  • Ways to go green that save green


    When people hear “go green” thoughts often wander to solar panels, electric cars, and smart appliances. And while it’s true that all these items can help you save money in the long run, they can also be costly today. The good news is that if you

  • Tapping Home Equity Isn't Limited to Loans. See if a Line of Credit is a Better Choice for You


    Your home equity is a valuable asset that you can access for home improvements, to pay off debt or for any reason you choose. Today, there’s more than one way to convert your home’s equity into cash without selling. Understanding which option is

  • What You Need to Know About Mortgages


    Whether the market is cool or hot—like it is today in many places—purchasing your ideal home requires careful navigation of the mortgage process. Jump in too quickly and you might face higher fees and interest rates. Take too long and, in today’s

  • 7 ways the new tax bill could affect you


    At Pinnacle Bank, we’ve heard a lot of questions about the new tax policies enacted under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). While there are many changes, most taxpayers won’t notice them all. So, to simplify things a bit we’ve grouped some of

  • Things you didn’t know you could do with Pinnacle Bank online


    These days online banking is pretty standard. Most people know how to open an account, check their balances, transfer funds and even apply for a loan. But Pinnacle Bank’s online banking has some advanced features that can help you save time, save

  • How to protect yourself from the Equifax Data Breach


    Equifax, one of three major credit bureaus, had their servers broken into and the personal data for over 143 million Americans was stolen. That means the chances that you were affected are pretty high. So how do you protect yourself from one of the

  • How to Save for a Down Payment on a Home


    The first step is to understand how much you’ll need to save. Talking to a mortgage expert like the ones at Pinnacle Bank can help you understand your options. A 20% down payment is generally seen as a good number to aim for, and is typically the