Financial Advice for Kids Straight from the Pros

In honor of Youth Savings Month, we're taking words of wisdom and key takeaways from some of the top personal finance books and positioning them to provide expert financial advice for kids.  It's important to start your children on a financially … [Read more...]

What to Know, Bring and Ask Before Meeting With a Financial Advisor

If your finances are more messy than your home this spring, meeting with a financial advisor might be what you need. But before you do, arm yourself with the knowledge of what help you need and what counsel you’re looking for. This might include c … [Read more...]

Wild About Savings Accounts for Your Kids

April is right around the corner and we're gearing up for National Credit Union Youth Month and for this year's theme: “Wild About Savings!" Starting a savings plan while young has many benefits. That goes for your children or any other family mem … [Read more...]

Mobile Deposit Services Add Convenience

As time passes, new technology continues to become available for financial institutions that helps both the institution and the members as well. One such advancement is Remote Deposit Capture, or RDC for short. RDC is the technology that allows for … [Read more...]

Top Financial Tools for Millennials

Millennials are on the rise in Pennsylvania!  Of the 75.3 million Millennials reported in the most recent U.S. Census, 2.8 million are living in Pennsylvania. Millennials is the generational nickname given to the population born in the 1980s and … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Use Home Equity Wisely

The equity you have built in your home can be a source of cash to use for whatever purpose you need. The key is to make sure you use your home equity wisely, and not foolishly or in a way that could burden your financial situation further. The … [Read more...]

4 Questions Everyone Has About Paying for College – INFOGRAPHIC

We previously took you through our Student Loan 101 post and outlined the ways that college-bound students and their families can pay for a college education.  In this post we'll follow-up by providing answers to a few of the most frequently asked q … [Read more...]

Why You Should Attend Your Credit Union Annual Meeting

With just one account, depositing as little as $5 in some cases, you become one of the most important people in the credit union industry, a member-owner.  That deposit makes you the owner of a small share of your local credit union.  It's the most u … [Read more...]

Saving Money in College

Whether you’re in the final stretch of your college education, or you’ve just received your first acceptance letter, it’s important to have a good understanding of your financial status as a college student. Student loans may create the illusion that … [Read more...]

Deferred Interest Financing, What’s My Best Option?

We’ve all been there, you’re at a furniture or home improvement store and are facing the question: “Would you like 5% off or 6-months interest free on this purchase?”  You’re suddenly faced with the need for a quick-decision that could put a great dea … [Read more...]