When it’s time for you to move out on your own, sometimes it’s easier (and less lonely) to share a space with a roommate instead of living alone. There are important talks you should have with a potential roommate to make sure you are both on the same page. How will the household chores be split up? Are pets allowed? Are parties at 3 a.m. okay?
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Hearing the words “credit freeze” can sometimes create an uneasiness. What does it mean? Does it affect my credit score? Simply put, a credit freeze is a measure put in place by consumers to help prevent new accounts from being opened fraudulently in their name.
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ATM and debit card fraud are on the rise. In order to keep your debit card and money safe, you’ll need to keep your PIN, or Personal Identification Number, confidential. The credit union is doing everything we can to keep your money safe, but there are some steps that you can take to ensure that your debit card information doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.
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Are you thinking about bringing home a new four-legged friend, but aren’t sure you are financially ready? It’s important to consider the initial investment and the annual cost of owning a pet. With a little research and planning, you will be able to make an educated decision if you are ready to commit to a FURever friend.
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Credit unions are everywhere, but you might be wondering what credit unions are and how they originated. Have no fear! This post will answer your burning questions.
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According to data FICO released in March 2018, during 2017, the number of compromised ATMs and point-of-sale devices rose 8 percent. We often visit ATMs at financial institutions and gas stations, but how do we spot credit card skimmers that are out and about?
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It’s bad enough that we worry about getting the coronavirus, or a loved one getting it; but now we must be leery of COVID-19 scams. Unfortunately, there are scammers out there who won’t think twice about taking advantage of you, even during a pandemic.
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Choosing when to retire can be tricky. Simply going by your age isn’t enough to fully gauge the right time to stop working. There are many other factors to consider before making that big decision. Here are a few issues to weigh that might help you nail down a realistic retirement age.
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When it comes to getting paid, many people receive payments, like paychecks, Social Security payments, or pensions, through direct deposit.
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You might be thinking it’s time to gain control of your finances. Or maybe you want to eliminate debt to improve your credit. How can you achieve this? Creating a budget is the perfect tool to gain this control!
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