Avoiding Scams in a Stressful Time

While the coronavirus outbreak has many people worried about their physical health, some are taking this chance to prey on others’ financial health. The news can be nerve-wracking, and many e-mails are being sent from retailers, doctors’ offices, utilities providers, and more. Amidst the overwhelming flow of information, it’s too easy for someone to sneak in a phishing e-mail – and if you’re not careful, you might get caught up in it.

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Surviving Tax Season

Tax season is stressful for almost everyone, but if it’s your first time? It can be that much worse. Instead of feeling overwhelmed as you wonder where to start, don’t get intimidated. Doing your taxes can take up a lot of time, but it’s not as hard as you might think.

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Keep Your Finances Safe This Season

During the holidays, incidents of fraud increase. Scammers are on the rise as they do their best to take advantage of the busy time of year. Don’t let them sneak past your defenses – be aware of how they might try to trick you, and what you can do to protect yourself.

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All I Want For Christmas Is…

The holiday season is in full swing – preparations for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and even New Year’s are already underway for many. Many stores have started playing Christmas music, decorations are being sold, coffee cups have holiday wishes on them. We at SunWest associate this time of year with a tradition close to our hearts: our toy drive.

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A Little Goes A Long Way

Who doesn’t look forward to not having to work when they’re older? But to make that happen, you must start right away. The sooner you begin saving money, the more comfortable you’ll be in your retirement – or the earlier you can retire. Get your long-term savings ready now so you can relax later! Add…

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Navigate Life With Confidence

Your extended family is going to go on a long cruise vacation next year. You and your spouse are planning on buying your first house together. Your doctor has recommended you get laser eye surgery to help improve your sight. What do all these have in common? They require medium-term savings!

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Being the Change We Want to See in AZ

Giving back to our community isn’t just some ploy to attract your attention—it’s ingrained in who we are. Here at SunWest, we have made it part of our mission to help those who need it most. And what better way to do that than through volunteering with organizations that directly affect our Arizonan community?

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Wherever You Go, We’re There For You

You’re on your way to work, and you need to deposit a check. There’s an event on campus today, and you want to withdraw cash to spend at some of the booths. You need to transfer some money to your roommate to pay the rent this month, and they need it right away. You’re on vacation across the country, and you realize you forgot to cash a check.

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More Than Just A Number

Finding a financial institution that fits your needs can be tough. Sure, you need a place that offers the basic accounts such as checking and savings. But your finances aren’t just for everyday purchases – they hold the key to your dreams for the future. You need an institution that understands who you are, not as a number that it can profit from, but as a person with unique needs and goals.

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Worth Its Weight In Gold

You’ve probably heard a lot about credit and how important it is. But what’s the big deal? There’s so much in your everyday financial situation to keep up with. If you continue to pay the minimum  on your credit card, you should be good, right? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple.

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