Q: My husband and I have been renting an apartment since we got married. We recently decided to buy our first home. Some friends of ours had lots of trouble with the process, and wound up buying a house they can’t really afford. We don’t want to go through what they did. What can we do to buy our dream home without all that grief?
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Take your tastebuds on a trip to St. Louis with the SCU Classic Club! You’ll sample delectable eats and treats from El Chico Bakery, Urzi’s Italian Market, Missouri Bakery, and Ted Drewes, and you’ll have time to shop so you can bring some deliciousness home, too. The day also includes a trip to the Gateway Arch grounds and museum and lunch at Guido’s Pizza and Tapas. Continue reading “Classic Club Trip: Taste of St. Louis and Arch Visit” »
Some bills can’t be changed. For other bills, though, a little legwork can make a big difference in your monthly payment. Your car payment is a great example. Refinancing your vehicle loan can lead to a lower monthly payment, a shorter payment term, or both! It depends on various factors, including the value of your vehicle, how much you owe, and your credit standing. Continue reading “Feeling stuck in your car loan? Might be time to shop around!” »
The next time your phone dings with a new text message, pay extra close attention to where that text is coming from. In this latest scam, fraudsters are sending text messages disguised as warnings from the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), or other institutions. Continue reading “Scammers Turn to Text Messages for Stealing Info” »
It’s National Volunteer Month, and we want to take the opportunity to recognize our employee volunteers for all they do to engage with our local communities. Continue reading “National Volunteer Month” »