Tag: Budgeting


5 Steps to Take Before Making a Large Purchase

5 Steps to Take Before Making a Large Purchase

Have you been bitten by the gotta-have-it bug? It could be a Peloton bike that’s caught your eye, or maybe you want to spring for a new entertainment system, no matter the cost. Before you go ahead with the purchase, though, it’s a good idea to take a step back and follow the steps outlined…

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5 Tip for Preparing a Post College Budget

5 Tips for Preparing a Post-College Budget

Leaving college often means the start of a new job, student loan debt to pay off, new living arrangements to pay for, and other new expenses to cover. All of this means your finances will likely need an overhaul. It’s time to create your post-college budget. If you’ve been working with a budget throughout college,…

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Build Your Credit with your Credit Union

A fresh start for the new year: How your credit union can help build your credit

As a new year begins, you may be mulling over what resolutions you’d like to tackle, such as exercising more or getting organized. If you’re considering ways you might improve your life, here’s another idea you may have missed: Increasing your credit score!

Do My Child’s Activities Really Need To Make Me Go Broke?

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…

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7 Money Myths You Need to Stop Believing Now

We all grow up hearing the same financial advice: Spend less, save more and invest early. While most of these words of wisdom ring true, there are lots of widespread money management tips that are actually false.