Renter’s insurance 101: What You Need to Know

You’ve finally moved into your new apartment! You’ve set up the cable and wi-fi, organized your new closet and hung the last picture on the wall…you can finally relax and enjoy your new space, right? Not just yet. There’s one more thing you should do … [Read more...]

Essential Information on IRAs | Slideshare

In the past we shared several articles with information on Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). We've broken down the facts on Traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs and why IRAs may be a smarter option than your company 401K. Today we're taking all of … [Read more...]

Summer School: The Best Books about Money

Full of holidays and vacation days, summer is a great time to tackle that ever-growing reading list you’ve been compiling in your head. Why not use your time off to invest in your financial future, too? Whether you’re taking a fabulous … [Read more...]

Smart Summer Spending: 3 Ways to Smart-cation

In years past stay-cations were the popular way to vacation on a incredibly limited budget. Instead of packing up for a week or two away, couples and families were taking extended weekend trips or even day trips at locations near their … [Read more...]

Insurance Awareness Day: Are you Covered?

Insurance, in concept, is something we all know we need.  And most of us carry multiple types of insurance; life insurance, auto insurance, health insurance.  But the same concerns always creep in. Am I covered for the right things? Do I have enough … [Read more...]

The Spotlight Remains on Credit Unions’ Tax-Exempt Status

I have a Google Alert set-up for “credit unions” so that I can keep up-to-date with news from our industry as it breaks.  In the past few weeks I've seen a lot of buzz about the debate on credit unions' tax-exempt status, from both champions and … [Read more...]

5 Tips on Spending Your Tax Refund: College Student Edition

  Tax season is slowly coming to a close as refunds are arriving for those tax returns submitted in April.  If you're a college student, you're already a third of the way into your summer, so it's time to start thinking about how you can make … [Read more...]

What Do Closing Costs Include? Answering a Top Homebuyer FAQ

This past Friday was recognized as New Homeowner Day.  If you're a first-time homebuyer you're introduced to many new concepts during the home buying process.  And probably the most mystifying concept is “closing costs.”  You've no doubt heard the … [Read more...]

The Future of Savings: A Credit Union #FutureofSaving Tweet Chat

We are always excited about sharing information on the benefits of being a credit union member and financial tips with members of the community. So when our friends at Nerd Wallet, A Smarter Choice and the NCU Foundation asked us to participate in a … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning Your Finances: Keep it, Update it or Toss it?

After a long winter, just a little bit of sunshine is enough to motivate you to be productive and tackle a few projects around the house.  Just like you clean up and clean out around the house, you should put a little time into spring cleaning your … [Read more...]

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