Common Scams and How to Avoid Them Fraudsters have been around forever, whether it was shopkeepers using rigged scales in the Middle Ages, vendors selling snake oil in the 1800s, or one of the most infamous investment scams, the first Ponzi scam, in 1920. (Named after Charles Ponzi, who sold postal coupons guaranteeing a 50 […]
And what to look for when you’ve “won the prize, lottery, or earned some easy money.” Check scams continue to get the best of their unsuspecting victims. Consumer.ftc.gov, the website for the FTC (Federal Trade Commission), works to prevent fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair business practices in the marketplace. The agency also offers a wealth of […]
We now offer free online financial courses about money, great for all ages! From saving to credit to investing, learn about key financial topics in fun, easy to follow online courses with It’s a Money Thing Academy.
You matter, and we can help. Our mission is to help you gain personal financial success. If you’re struggling with financial hardships, you’re not alone. We’re here for you. With KALSEE’s confidential Aspire Financial Counseling program, we’ll help you gain control of your finances through budgeting and credit education, debt consolidation, loan modifications, and more. […]
When you start looking for financial advice (or any kind of advice, for that matter), experts will share their take on what’s “good” and what’s “bad.” Aside from the obvious examples, the guidelines are a bit murky; plus, the financial advice gurus often contradict each other.
Saving for the future while making the right choices today. Setting money aside for the future gets you a step closer to financial peace of mind. It may be hard to believe now, but retirement comes sooner than you think. And the sooner you start saving, the more comfortable you’ll be. For a well-planned retirement, […]
Wednesday, March 15th, 10 – 3:45 pm at our Millcork office. Register online at redcrossblood.org (sponsor code: KALSEE) or call 800-RED-CROSS.
Plus refunds on ATM withdrawal fees – nationwide.* When you meet your account’s qualifications during a Monthly Qualification Cycle, you’ll receive: Up to $25 in ATM withdrawal fee refunds ATM receipt must be presented for reimbursement of an individual ATM withdrawal fee of $5.00 or higher When qualifications are not met, ATM withdrawal fees are […]
And how to recognize counterfeit bills Counterfeit money has been around since bills were first exchanged for payment. And from a crook’s perspective, what better way to line the proverbial pocket? But as a consumer, it is important to be aware of counterfeit money and recognize the difference between real and fake bills. One way […]
KALSEE is proud to sponsor the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts monthly Art Hop events. Receive free admission, participate in family-friendly activities, and enjoy a fabulous art exhibition! Art Hop is usually held on the first Friday of the month. Visit the KIA website for details. Friday, January 6th, 5-8 pm Music, family art making, and […]