Congrats, you’re having a baby! This time can be exciting and a little scary. While you’re picking out cute little clothes, bibs and baby toys, you should also be thinking about how you can prepare financially before having the baby.
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Military families provide an extraordinary service to our country by helping to protect our nation. This article contains important financial tips specifically for them.
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When it comes to owning your own home, there are several financial aspects that you’ll want to consider: your budget, your potential down payment, and what type of mortgage loan you’ll need. There are several options available when it comes to mortgages – but how do you pick the right one? Let’s review the different types of mortgage loans and help you find out which one is the best option for you.
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Teaching your kids about money is an important part of setting them up for future success. Learning about saving and how money works will help your kids be more financially responsible when they grow up. Here are a few ways to help your kids learn about money.
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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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