What is a HELOC, and How Can It Help You?
You may have heard the term thrown around before, but you may still be wondering, what exactly is a HELOC, and is it right for me? If you’re a homeowner looking for a lower-interest loan […]
Common Types of Credit Fraud and How to Prevent Them
The following is a contributed article from LendingTree and does not reflect the opinion of Service Credit Union. Paying with a credit card may be convenient, but the ease of swiping a piece of plastic […]
Federal Student Loan Updates – Repayment and Next Steps
This is a Partner Post from Student Choice. We are proud to partner with Credit Union Student Choice in offering our members a valuable student lending solution! Learn more. If you have federal student loans, […]
Line of Credit vs Credit Card: What’s the Difference?
A line of credit and a credit card can both be great options for short-term financing. However, they’re not created equal. Check out just a few key differences to help you decide which is best […]
Eight Unhealthy Credit Card Habits to Kick Now
By Joseph Muscente The following is a contributed article from LendingTree and does not reflect the opinion of Service Credit Union. You’ve probably known people for whom credit cards were the root cause of financial […]
Why Gen Z Should Start Building Credit Now
The below content is provided by our friends at Pocketnest, and does not reflect financial advice from Service Credit Union. Service CU’s Fin-Life app for financial wellness is powered by Pocketnest. Download it today on […]
How to Decipher Financial Aid Award Letters
The below content is contributed by our partners at CU Student Choice, which provides easier options for paying for education through credit unions. You’ve received your college acceptance letters – congratulations! If you’ve been accepted […]
How Does a VA Loan Work?
Are you a current or former military member looking to buy a home? If you are eligible, a VA loan may be the best option for you. A VA loan is a no or low […]
How to Get Credit Ready to Buy a Home
If you’re planning to purchase a home, you may be worried about your credit and how it will affect the financing of your house. A good credit score increases the likelihood of qualifying for a […]
How to Navigate Today’s Volatile Real Estate Market
As both home prices and interest rates rise, so do concerns about buying in today’s real estate market. We sat down with expert Mike Mulhern, Assistant Vice President of Real Estate Lending at Service Credit […]