Financial Education

In fiction, the reading-of-the-will scene typically sparks drama and intrigue. But in reality, most of us hope our estate plan will have the more humdrum effect of providing for our loved ones with a minimum of fees, fuss or furor. Unfortunately, common estate... Read More

Whether you are looking to buy a car, refinance a mortgage or rent an apartment for the first time, your credit score can tell a lot about your financial history. Your FICO® score is a number formulated based on your credit history. It helps lenders... Read More

If you're expecting a refund from the IRS this year, make sure you don't fall hook, line and sinker for a phishing scam that's targeting taxpayers. Phishing is the use of fraudulent e-mails that try to trick you into revealing personal information, such as... Read More

If you're thinking of purchasing a vehicle, the following tips may help you save money and avoid bumps along the way.

  1. Consider your needs. Do you need an automatic or manual transmission? How many people will typically ride with you? How... Read More

When it comes time to start withdrawing the money you've spent a lifetime accumulating in your retirement portfolio, you want to ensure that you make the right decisions. One that the government makes for you is requiring that you withdraw at least some of your... Read More

Our Difference is Simple

When it comes to your financial plan, we understand what you need now and more importantly, what you need tomorrow. We are here to help you get the most out of both. Whether just starting out or preparing to retire, we help you become financially prepared and fully informed. At Chaco, we bring you the same expertise and competitive services as other institutions, but with the compassion and genuine care that can only come from being member-owned and operated. From CDs and savings to mortgages and more, we work to keep things simple when it comes to your finances – so you can focus on your life. And that makes a difference.