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Live Well on Less: Enjoy the Good Life Without Busting Your Budget

Live Well on Less: Enjoy the Good Life Without Busting Your Budget

07/06/2023

In the era of social media and constant connection, it can be easy to compare your life to others', which can lead to unnecessary purchases. But purchases don't equate to happiness; rather happiness stems from a living a lifestyle that feels good to you. It is possible to "live the good life" on a budget. Here are some tips for achieving a good balance between smart spending and splurging.

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Blue Ridge Bank hosts students for the VBA Bank Day Scholarship Program

Blue Ridge Bank hosts students for the VBA Bank Day Scholarship Program

03/24/2023

On March 22nd, 2023, branches across our footprint hosted more than 20 students for the VBA Bank Day Scholarship Program. Students shadowed #teamBRB to learn more about the banking industry, careers in banking, financial services, and our vital role in the communities we serve.

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Saving At Any Age

Saving At Any Age

03/03/2023

Saving is a habit, not a destination, and it's a habit that you can form at any age. Whether you are a parent trying to instill this habit in your children or want to change your saving behaviors, there are strategies that savers of all ages can develop.

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Save by Reducing Debt

Save by Reducing Debt

02/24/2022

One of the most significant contributors to financial stress is debt. If you're having a tough time financially, it can feel isolating, but the truth is 80 percent of Americans have consumer debt. The only way to relieve financial stress is to make a plan and work your way through it. But to make that plan, you'll need to understand the type of debt you have, your best-case scenario to pay down your debt, and how to leverage your knowledge so that you can maintain or increase your credit score.

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Saving for Major Milestones

Saving for Major Milestones

03/01/2023

What do homes, education, and retirement all have in common? They are major life milestones requiring advanced planning and saving significant money. That amount of planning and money saved that is needed may make you doubt your ability to reach these goals. Even if you don't feel that way today, you may have in the past or future.

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