1. The holiday season is well underway and tax season won’t be far behind. We’re focused on helping our Members save money and maximize earnings. So, we compiled a list of resources that may be helpful as you prepare to file your taxes. Some of these are unique to Arizona while others apply to the broader […]
    Dec 20, 2019
    4 min read
  2. People who develop a savings plan are twice as successful at saving as those who don’t. There are tons of ways to save for those working with any budget. Here are some ways that you can begin to develop a savings plan that’s right for you. Save automatically Most financial institutions (Vantage West included) offer […]
    Sep 12, 2019
    3 min read
  3. Arizona is notorious for its record-breaking summer temperatures, which can translate to an extreme energy bill during the hottest months of the year. In this article we’ve compiled a list to help you cut energy costs in the summer sun. Use a programmable thermostat The heating and cooling systems (HVAC) are the largest electricity consumers […]
    Jul 30, 2019
    2 min read
  4. July 26 is a day that encourages people to face the fears that hold them back and go “all in” to commit to a better life. Chapman University reported Americans’ and “Not having enough money for the future” ranked in fourth place. Fifty-seven percent of survey respondents said they were either “afraid” or “very afraid” […]