How to Find Your Dream Home in 7 Steps
With today’s technology, finding your dream home is literally at your fingertips. Many of us now exclusively shop online, so why shouldn’t searching for your dream home, one of the biggest purchases of your life, […]
What is a 529 Account, and Do I Need One?
If you’re a parent of young children or even thinking about becoming a parent, chances are you’re already worried about how you’re going to pay for their college expenses. And if you don’t yet have […]
Five Steps to Student Loan Refinance
This is a Partner Post from Student Choice. The idea of making fewer payments and possibly saving money on student loan repayment is appealing, but student loan refinance may seem complicated. Where should you begin? […]
What is the Difference Between Wills and Trusts?
No one likes to think about what will happen after they’re gone, and so “wills,” “trusts” and “estates” are not usually popular conversation topics. If you’re still far from retirement, you may think there’s no […]
Tricky Texts: How to Avoid “Smishing” Scams
“Phishing” attempts are no longer limited to email. Fraudulent offers and notices may also come to you via text; sometimes referred to as “smishing” or SMS phishing. What Is Phishing? Phishing is a cybercrime in […]
Online Shopping Scams
As the holiday shopping season begins, being wary of online shopping sales that may be too good to be true can save you time, energy and money. According to Vogue Business, US retail sales are […]
October Is National #TacklingHungerMonth!
Fresh off September’s “Hunger Action Month,” each October “Tackling Hunger Month” is observed nationally. You may not even realize that your friends, neighbors and community members struggle with food insecurity, but hunger continues to affect […]
Can You Spot a Fake Email?
In our fast moving, technology-driven world, there are countless luxuries we as consumers are able to take advantage of – things like contactless payments, glasses that act as headphones and virtual reality headsets. But, as […]
Celebrating International Credit Union Day
As a credit union member (we hope!), you may know about the credit union difference, but do you know the history of how credit unions came to be? In 1948 the Credit Union National Association […]
The Benefits of a Traditional Credit Card vs A Retail Card
You just finished picking out a new outfit at your favorite store. You walk up to the register and pile two sweaters and a skirt on the counter and wait for the pleasant woman behind […]