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Bank at Home

From paying bills to checking your balance and transferring funds, with mobile and online banking, it’s possible to do all of your banking – even depositing checks – at home!

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How Much Life Insurance Do I Need?

When it comes to life insurance, there’s a common question many people have: How much is enough?

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How to File a Homeowners’ Insurance Claim

Disaster can take many forms – fire, tornado, even a burst pipe can cause thousands of dollars’ worth of damage in a matter of minutes.

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Saving Made Simple

In two easy steps, you can build a $10,000 savings account in four years without missing the money.

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How to File an Auto Insurance Claim

If you’re in an automobile accident – or if your car is damaged in a flood or storm – do you know what to do?

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5 Things You Need to Know About Flood Insurance

It’s true that not all homeowners are required to have flood insurance. But a harder truth is that all homeowners (and many renters) probably should have it.

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Lisa Moe Answers Your Top 10 IRA FAQs

An individual retirement account (IRA) is an account with several tax advantages. It can be a good option for people who don’t have an employer-sponsored plan – or for anyone who wants to give their retirement savings a boost.

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Diamonds aren't always forever. Are yours insured?

Did you know more than a billion dollars’ worth of jewelry listed on homeowner policies is lost every year?

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5 Reasons to Buy a Home in Winter

If you’re in the market for a new home, we’ve got a little secret for you: Winter is actually a great time to buy a home.

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What You Need to Know About Our Reloadable Prepaid Cards

Reloadable prepaid cards can be a great tool for traveling, shopping online and managing your budget. Banker Kasey Gothier shares what you need to know about the cards.

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Debt Payoff Decisions

Tausha is looking for some advice on paying off credit card debt as fast as possible. Here’s what assistant branch manager Angie Heiden recommends.

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Dot Bank Domain Name FAQs

Bell's website name has changed from bellbanks.com to bell.bank – a URL that's short, sweet and simple! New "dot-bank" domains are being adopted by many banks worldwide, including Bell, to provide greater security to bank customers and website visitors. Consider it our "online stamp of trust" for our banking website.

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Easy 3-Step Budgeting (for People Who Hate Budgets)

If you’d rather do the dishes, clean the bathroom or tackle almost any chore other than budgeting your finances, this easy 3-step budget is for you!

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Have You Had a Mortgage Checkup?

Reviewing your mortgage might not be something you think to do annually, but it can be a great strategy to make sure your mortgage is appropriate for your financial goals and your stage in life.

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