Shop Like a Pro
We’ve rounded up some of our favorite tips and tricks for conquering holiday shopping.
Prep and budget
Start making your list and plan out how much you are willing to spend on gifts.
Look for ways to trim your regular spending. For example, you may be able to take advantage of our Skip-a-Pay program and skip this month’s loan payment.
Three Mariah ruleLimit your time in stores. Once you hear Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas is You” three times, it’s time to go home. Remember, three Mariahs and you’re out.
Not only will you support our local economy, but you may also find unique gifts.
Maximize your payment method
All of our Platinum Mastercard® credit cards come with premium shopping benefits including Extended Warranty, Satisfaction Guarantee and Purchase Assurance for extended protection while you’re shopping.
Don’t have a Platinum Mastercard yet?
You’ll get 2% cash back on all balances transferred to your new card, plus enjoy Platinum benefits and no annual fee. Choose between our Preferred and Rewards card to enjoy either our lowest rate or reward points on all purchases.
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