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5 Things to Do This January

January is when goals run rampant and we are saturated with resolutions to do better this year. As a financial institution, it’s our priority to help you make the most out of your money. Which is why we’ve resolved to assist you in becoming Financially Fit this year! Follow our

Resolve Not to Do These 6 Things in 2016

It’s tempting to get swept up in dreams of the future and look right past what we need to do today to help make them a reality. So whether you want to improve your credit score, slash your debt or finally start that emergency fund, we’ll be your supporting role

Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring cleaning! Time to flip your mattress, dust the ceiling fans, and organize your finances. If you’re unsure where to start, here are some helpful guidelines to getting your fiscal house in order: Create a Basic Filing System Organize your important documents into easy to find folders. Sort your papers

Look Before You Leap: Types of Debt You Can Consolidate

If you’ve been accumulating a bunch of loans with high interest rates and huge monthly payments, you may be considering consolidating your debts into a single, lower interest rate loan. This takes some of the burden off being able to afford your bills by lowering your monthly payments. >> Read

February Financial To Do List

Re-Evaluate Your Budget – If one of your goals this year was to get your finances organized and start spending less frivolously, then now is the time to look back at your first month’s spending habits. Compare the numbers to what you thought you would spend and make the appropriate

Beginners Guide to Budgeting

A budget is your most powerful financial tool…you just have to know how to use it. A Gallop Poll conducted over the Summer of 2013, found that only 32% of Americans actually have a personal budget. Where do you fall in this group? With a budget to help guide your spending,

The Amazing Debt Consolidation Show

Getting out of the revolving cycle of debt may seem intimidating, but you’ve set the goal: this is the year you stop juggling your debt! According to CreditCards.com, the average American adult has $4,878 in consumer debt. Not all debt is bad, and if managed properly, can increase your credit

6 Money-Savings tips for College Students

(Originally appeared on bankrate.com) 1. Don’t get sucked in by store credit cards Credit cards are nice to have if you can manage them wisely. They can help build your credit and are a safe piece of mind in the case of an emergency. But signing up for all of the

Super Power Savings in Action!

Do you know the difference between saving at a credit union versus bigger banks? At a credit union, your savings generate super powers in the form of pay it forward money. When you deposit money into a savings account, that money turns into a loan for a fellow member to