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Uncovering 5 Hidden Holiday Costs

December 15, 2022 11:30 am

You’ve probably already budgeted for gifts and grocery store items, but even the thriftiest planners forget to account for all holiday expenditures. From electricity to shipping fees, we’ve uncovered five hidden holiday costs you might have overlooked and, better yet, we have tips to avoid them!

4 Holiday Scams to Avoid This Season

December 2, 2022 1:17 pm

As you gear up for the holiday festivities, scammers prepare to take advantage of your cheerful disposition and panicked shopping trends. This season, be on the lookout for ‘Grinch’ like characters who try to steal your holiday funds and personal information through fraudulent pursuits. Read on to learn more about some of the most common holiday scams to be wary of.

4 Ways to Protect Your Credit During the Holiday Season

November 18, 2022 12:39 pm

As you navigate holiday sales, cross off items on your shopping list, and prepare for the joyful season ahead, don't forget to protect your credit along the way! Check out these quick tips to protect your credit this holiday season.

International Credit Union Day

October 20, 2022 8:00 am

To celebrate International Credit Union Day we've shared a list of things to consider when assessing your financial wellbeing. Although the future can seem uncertain, we’re here to help you be financially prepared to take on whatever life throws at you. Read on for 6 things to consider when evaluating your financial health.

New Year’s Resolutions (You’re Probably Doing Anyway)

January 6, 2022 4:40 pm

While we’re cautiously optimistic about 2021, the fact remains that the coronavirus is going to stick around just a bit longer. Add that to the disruption so many people faced in 2020, and you might not even be thinking about resolutions this year. That’s why we’re making our resolutions more about “keep doing what worked last year.” Read on to learn more.

(Small and Achievable) Financial Goals for 2022

December 21, 2021 4:26 pm

2020 has been …a lot. Maybe the only goal you set on a given day was “Take a shower”—and that’s OK! The good news is that the year is almost over. Read on if you’re ready to think about setting some other goals—the money kind.