What to Look For In Your First Job
How Many Credit Cards Should I Own?
There are so many variables to think about when looking for that first job! Whether you’ve already started hunting job boards and sending out resumes or you haven’t taken the first step, we’ve got you covered.
Here is a list of the important factors to consider when looking for your post-college job…
Shop the Sales
Hopefully, you’re working hard to keep a high credit score by using your cards and paying on time. You may be wondering, though, if more is better. Is several credit cards and more available credit a good idea? Or, are too many cards a liability to your score? Read on for the answers to all your questions.
Look Before You Pump! Don’t Get Skimmed at the Gas Station.
You don’t have to be a genuine Coupon Queen to save money on groceries. Teach your kids how to shop the sales and use coupons in the best way possible. Show your kids how much money you can save by shopping sales and using coupons.
5 Ways to Spot a Loan Scam
Gas-pump skimming is an old crime making a comeback, and your card may be at risk. Since skimmer devices are almost invisible, they can be difficult to spot. And Bluetooth technology lets the scammer remotely obtain the info it collects from as far as 100 yards away.
Beware of Tech Support Scams!
Loan scams target people who are in dire straits and likely will do anything to get their hands on some cash. Once a loan scammer has snagged a victim, they will have the borrower fill out an “application” with sensitive and personal information. The scammer will use the victim’s information to hack their accounts. Arm yourself with knowledge and awareness.
6 Ways to Turn Your Dream Vacation Into a Reality
Tech support scams are some of the most nefarious forms of hacks.
In these scams, fraudsters contact victims and attempt to trick them into granting access to their computers. The crooks may reach out to people through a fear-mongering phone call
5 Ways to Budget for Your Wedding
Everyone has their own version of a dream vacation. But, for most of us, it never becomes a reality. Read on for six ways to make that dream vacation come true…
What to Grab and What to Skip in June
You don’t need to skimp on the wedding of your dreams or go deeply into debt to pay for it. By planning ahead, choosing wisely and prioritizing what’s truly important, you can say “I Do” without stressing over wedding costs.
5 Things To Do Today To Help Your Future
June is the month of sun-kissed beaches, dripping ice cream cones, backyard BBQs…and spectacular sales. Use this handy list to see what to grab and what to skip this June.
All You Need To Know About The New Payroll Tax Rates
Your primary reason for attending college is to jumpstart your career, of course. But, did you know there are many other things you can do now to help secure your future?
Here are just 5 things you can do today that will improve your after-college life…
Energy Saving Tips - What To Look For When Buying New Appliances
Have you been wondering what happened to your paycheck? Why do the amounts withheld look different? And why did your salary get a boost? Got questions about payroll taxes?
We’ve got answers!
Be Aware of New Tax Scams
There’s no getting away from the fact that our dependence on energy increases daily. With energy-dependent technology driving our lives, ecologists continue to search for ways to save our environment. Focusing on energy-efficient appliances is one way to do that.
What Do I Do With My Refund?
Tax Season is coming to end in a couple weeks. April 17th to be exact, is “Tax Day”, the filing deadline and due date for Federal Income Tax Returns for the 2017 tax year. Every year the IRS reminds us to be alert of the more common scams...
Credit Union-Sponsored “Makeover” Changes Lives of Mother and Son
We don’t normally like to tell you how to spend your money. Our members tend to be very good at that, often finding creative ways to turn the hours they’ve spent at the office into new ways to enjoy their lives. More often, we tell you how to not spend your money by letting you know about our fantastic savings options that can produce dividends...
Why Do I Need To Get Pre-Approved For A Loan?
Back in 2009, single mom Lisa Timmons was struggling. Employed at a fledgling non-profit organization, her bills were piling up as she worked to put food on the table and provide for her then ten-year-old son, Gabriel. And she was afraid she might lose her house...
The Real Deal on the 2018 Tax Changes
Q: I’m in the market for a new home, and everyone I talk to, from friends to financial advisors, suggests I get preapproved for a mortgage before I start house hunting. Why is this so important?
A: You’re actually on the receiving end of great advice...
Phone Cloning and Digital Self Defense
The current administration is implementing changes to the U.S. tax code. The administration believes these changes will strengthen the middle class, reinvigorate business and decrease unemployment. Unfortunately, though, most of them will do little, if anything, for the state of the economy. Here’s why...
Everything You Want to Know About Bitcoin
Did you know it’s possible to clone a phone? It involves copying the identity of one phone to another. In fact, in today’s digital world, when we use them for everything from ordering an Uber to paying for purchases, mobile phones can be a major source of security breaches. And as frightening as it sounds, the only thing a hacker needs to launch a major attack is your phone number...
What Kind Of Life Insurance Should I Choose?
Bitcoin is a form of money that is entirely digital. In other words, if the U.S. has dollars, and Europe has Euros, the internet has bitcoins. But the fact that bitcoin is digital isn’t the most interesting thing about this type of currency...
The broad range of life insurance choices shouldn’t keep you from getting sufficient coverage. Here’s what you need to know about the most commonly purchased policies.