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Don’t Open Your Door to Grandparent Scams!

When it comes to scammers, nothing is sacred — including the bond between grandparent and grandchild. Lately, grandparent scammers have gotten bolder: they might even come to your door to collect money, supposedly for your grandchild in distress. Learn More

The Importance of Having a Checking Account

About 14 million adults in the U.S. do not have an account with a credit union or bank. Whether this is by choice or because they don’t think they qualify to open an account, they end up missing out on many financial services that make life easier. Learn More

Don’t Rely on Luck at Tax Time

Is tax time a big mystery to you, the results of which seem like a crapshoot? Do you cross your fingers and hope the calculations come out in your favor?  Learn More

Saving Practices Made Easy

It’s easy to postpone starting to save for a later day, but a solid plan is key to success. By following some basic guidelines, you’re more likely to achieve financial security. Learn More

3 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a New Car

There are many things to consider before purchasing ANY car, but a NEW car might spark particular questions. There are pros and cons to buying new cars, just as there are pros and cons to buying used cars.  Learn More

 

5 Ways Good Credit is Your Safety Net

A healthy savings account is your best defense against life’s curve balls. But sometimes setting aside some money every paycheck isn’t enough—particularly when you’re just starting out in life.

A good credit score can be an additional safety net, providing you access to low-interest credit options that can help cover any expenses your emergency savings can’t. Learn More

Watch Out for These Scams as the Country Moves Toward Reopening

As the country moves forward and adapts to the new realities, scammers aren’t far behind.
Watch out for these trending scams as the country reopens: Learn More

COVID-19 is Causing a Coin Shortage

The COVID-19 Global pandemic caused an initial panic leaving store shelves empty of face masks and toilet paper. Hand sanitizer, cleaning supplies, paper towels and meat followed quickly in what was fast becoming routine for life during COVID-19. And now, the latest commodity to run in short supply is coins.  Learn More

All You Need to Know About Student Loan Changes During COVID-19

When assessing your options with your student loan payments, be sure to know if your loan is federally insured or privately owned. With unemployment levels rising and many employers cutting work hours, lots of college grads are now struggling to meet their student loan payments. Learn More

Why Does My Credit Score Matter?

Credit Scores play an important part in everyday life. Your Credit Score may have an effect on loan rates, insurance rates, and rental/lease agreements. Credit scores serve as an indicator of your financial history and responsibility.  Learn More