In the words of writer Franklin Jones, “A bargain is something you don’t need at a price you can’t resist.” And we couldn’t agree more.
With the biggest spending season of the year looming ahead, it’s time to brush up on your shopping smarts. Don’t get caught springing for something you can’t afford! This year, give yourself the gift of an intact budget and a credit card balance that doesn’t haunt you for months or years to come.
Here’s when that steal of a deal you can’t wait to show off to your friends is not such a bargain after all. Continue reading “6 Times A Bargain Is Not A Bargain” »
If you’re in the market for a new job, or you’re looking for extra part-time work, be careful. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning of a surge in employment scams of every kind. Victims might have their accounts emptied, their identities stolen, or they may even find themselves facing jail time for money laundering charges. Continue reading “8 Ways To Spot A Job Scam” »
A million dollars. For many people, it’s the pinnacle of financial success. For others, it’s just the first stepping stone toward their outrageous dreams. Continue reading “How Long Does It Take To Become A Millionaire” »
It’s back-to-school season and you’re just about ready to zip that backpack closed before tossing that supply list into the trash. You’ve been shopping for weeks to get the right pencils and pens, binders and the dozens of other must-haves. This, of course, is in addition to the perfect school shoes and autumn wardrobe. But now you’re done, done, done! Your sanity and your budget are ready for a breather – at least until the holiday shopping season starts. Continue reading “Do My Child’s Activities Really Need To Make Me Go Broke?” »
This month, Scott Credit Union is hosting a collection for Dogs That Help. We’ll be accepting monetary and supply donations throughout September to support this “paw-some” organization that helps veterans. Continue reading “Support our veterans with a donation to Dogs That Help” »