Category: Managing Your Money



All You Need to Know About Share Certificates

If the lump under your mattress is getting uncomfortably big and you’re looking for a safer, more lucrative place to park your savings, look no further than Scott Credit Union. As an institution that’s completely devoted to your financial wellness, we offer several secure options for savings, including Scott Credit Union Savings Accounts, Money Market Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, and Holiday Clubs. Continue reading “All You Need to Know About Share Certificates” »




Hidden Holiday Costs

You already know about the gifts and decorations. Here are some holiday expenses you may have not included in your budget this year, along with creative ways to beat them. Continue reading “Hidden Holiday Costs” »




6 Ways To Keep Your Finances Intact This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to shop until you drop… or until you go broke. But you don’t have to overspend. Enjoy a stress-free season by keeping your spending in check with these six tips: Continue reading “6 Ways To Keep Your Finances Intact This Holiday Season” »




Don’t wait. Buy a car now and avoid Illinois’ upcoming trade-in tax.

When you upgrade to a new vehicle, timing is everything. Year-end sales are a great time to buy, as dealers are eager to meet their end-of-the-year sales quotas and make room for newer models. But this year, there’s an extra reason to make your purchase before December ends. Starting January 1, 2020, a new Illinois law could cost you big bucks if you decide to trade in a vehicle. Continue reading “Don’t wait. Buy a car now and avoid Illinois’ upcoming trade-in tax.” »




It’s Holiday Time: Beware of Scammers Trying to Steal Your Info

Unfortunately, fraudsters trying to steal your financial information and your money don’t take a holiday.

It is very important that your awareness of scams is heightened at this time of year. The next time you receive a text message, or a call from an unknown number, be very careful in responding or taking the call. Continue reading “It’s Holiday Time: Beware of Scammers Trying to Steal Your Info” »