Find tools and resources at your fingertips to make informed financial decisions now and for your financial future. Use our Advice and Planning pages to learn more about all the financial matters that matter to you.
Whether you’re new to banking or just want to brush up on the basics, these resources can help with your daily money management.
- Financial Basics:
- New to Banking:
Teaching Children about Finances
Financial Tips for College Kids
- Kid-Friendly Financial Resources:
U.S. Mint's History & Value of Coins
Money Games & Info from the Council on Economic Education
Financial Fitness for Life: Activities for Kids
Holiday Budget Tips
- Managing Credit and Debt:
Your Credit Score
Tips to Improve Credit Score
How to Avoid or Escape Credit Card Debt
Tax Preparation Checklist
Tax Planning Strategies
- Financial Safety:
FDIC Raises Deposit Insurance
Security and Identity Theft Resources
Saving & Investing
At each stage of your life, your financial security and growth matters to you and your family.
- Savings Basics:
Establish Good Saving Habits
- Investment Basics:
Basic Investing Principles
- Family Matters:
Saving for Education — “Planning for College”
- Planning for Retirement
Top 10 Ways to Plan for Retirement
Individual Retirement Accounts
Home Buying and Other Major Purchases
If your future includes a new house or car, knowing how to plan for big purchases is no small matter.
- Home Buying Basics:
Buying a Home for the First Time
Top Tips for Home Buyers
Mortgage Application Tips
Ready to get down to business? Smart planning and management matter to your success.
VCB Products and Services
Maximize your banking experience at VCB. We’ve provided answers to frequently asked questions and tips about popular VCB products and services.