Educational Articles


Why search the web when you can scan TruWest's online library of financial information and resources? You're sure to find the topic you seek in our collection of articles, blogs and podcasts. Take a few minutes to peruse financial topics directly relate to you and your personal finances.   Simply click the topic that interests you most-from auto or travel to money management or small business-and a number of articles will appear under each section. Knowledge is power.

Autos: Buying or refinancing a car? You won't want to miss these informative articles.
Consumer Protection: From child identity theft to avoiding online scams, stay informed.
Credit: Read up on items like debt-to-income ratio and how to build great credit.
Credit Union: What makes credit unions a co-op and why are they tax-exempt?
Education: How to start early savings for college, student loan tips and other helpful topics.
Housing: Figure out how to buy a home, appeal a home appraisal or calculate a mortgage.
Insurance: Find a healthcare survival guide or learn to cope during a serious illness.
Leisure/Travel: Read tips on traveling abroad or determining when you need a travel agent.
Money Management: Learn the virtues of auto payments or how to stay financially fit.
Retirement: Strategize for the long-term and learn the full story about IRA withdrawals.
Save & Invest: Learn what to do when inheriting wealth or when to seek a new broker.
Small Business: Download health apps just for you or discover why it’s good to keep records.
Taxes: Sign up for the employee benefits that save you money or obtain tax-day advice.