Small Business Loans: Interview with Rachel’s Cafe & Creperie

We're beginning a Small Business Interview series on the LRRCU blog.  We'll be highlighting thriving Lancaster businesses owners, both new and established, asking them to share their small business stories, successes and advice on all areas of … [Read more...]

Tax Preparation: What Tax Forms Do I Need?

UPDATE:  We originally posted this article last year as a guide to help you get all your tax forms organized for the 2014 tax filing season.  Since then, new tax forms have been introduced, specifically forms meant to prove that tax payers are … [Read more...]

Q&A: 2016 Banking Trends and Updates

With every year comes new technology updates and ways to improve productivity. Oftentimes, updates tend to be in place for a while before the masses agree to jump on board. When it comes to online and mobile banking, there has been a steady increase … [Read more...]

Good Debt vs Bad Debt: When Debt Can Be Good for You

It's next to impossible to go through life without accruing some debt. If you're working hard to pay off that debt, it's important to understand the concept of good debt vs bad debt. Knowing the difference between the two will help you prioritize … [Read more...]

Borrowing money from family: How to make it less awkward

Now that the holidays are over and the new year has begun, you might experience a relative who suggests borrowing money from family or they may even want to borrow money from you. Perhaps they had an unfortunate 2015 or maybe they spent more than … [Read more...]

Will You be Affected By the Interest Rate Increase?

For the majority of 2015, there was much debate and discussion about when the Federal Reserve would finally take action to raise their key interest rate, a move that would affect the interest rates at credit unions, banks, and other financial … [Read more...]

A Big Year for Small Businesses: 3 Resolutions for Small Business Owners

2016 has the potential to be a big a year for small businesses! Recent small business national research has shown that small business owners have a more positive outlook for their business in the new year: 59% of surveyed small businesses expect … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolutions for Getting Out of Debt: You Can Do It!

Most resolutions that people set for themselves in a new year are neglected by February.  It's likely that this happens because people set far-reaching goals for themselves and then lose momentum when they don't see results right away.  A perfect … [Read more...]

Buying a Home in 2016: New Year’s Resolutions for House Hunters

We’re back with a few more financial resolutions for 2016. If you missed our previous posts, take a few minutes to review resolutions for students and family resolutions. Be sure to follow along through the month of December as we provide helpful … [Read more...]

Family Resolutions You Should Make for a New Year

We’re back with another round of financial resolutions for 2016. If you missed our blog last week, take a few minutes to review resolutions for students. Be sure to follow along through the month of December as we provide helpful hints for the … [Read more...]