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Financial Definitions: What’s a CD?”
March 27, 2018 For a lot of people, the term certificate of deposit, or CD, brings up a birthday gift you received as a kid from your grandparent that you didn’t totally understand. As adults, however, a CD can be...
Filing Taxes as a College Student
March 6, 2018 This post is a part of our new College Series, supporting our members who are currently working hard at their education, or giving guidance to the students in their lives! When you start college, you...
How Safe Are Budgeting Apps?
January 30, 2018 For a lot of people, establishing a budget and sticking to it can be a daunting task. To make things a little easier, and to relieve the stress and hassle of tracking every single transaction,...
Credit Card Habits to Ditch in 2018
January 8, 2018 Credit cards get a bad rap; they can be a valuable tool in your financial arsenal if you know how to utilize them the right way. The problem is, a lot of people develop bad habits when they use their...
Why You Stayed Home on Black Friday
November 29, 2017 For a lot of people, the day after Thanksgiving is the pinnacle time to finish up holiday shopping, get great deals, and splurge on retail therapy. But this year, it appears consumers changed...
Does my mortgage need a rate lock?
November 13, 2017 If you’re on the market for a house now, you’ve probably encountered the phrase “lock in a rate.” A rate lock is an agreement by a lender to ensure a rate on a loan for a set period of time. This...
Buying a Car for All the Wrong Reasons
October 27, 2017 The feeling of sitting in the driver’s seat of a “new-to-you” car can be exhilarating. But if you didn’t make that purchase for the right reason, when that excitement wears off, you’ll feel...
Cyber Safety for Family & Friends
October 10, 2017 (This is a guest post from FCU's VP of Information Services, Kirk Becker.)  October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, where security professionals provide tips and tricks for protecting yourself and...
Ways to Save on Your Summer Vacation
July 10, 2017 Summer is here, which means for many of us, vacation season is in full swing. Unfortunately, not all of us think about how we’ll be for it beforehand, which leaves us wondering: where is the...

Financial Definitions: What’s a CD?”

For a lot of people, the term certificate of deposit, or CD, brings up a birthday gift you received as a kid from your grandparent that you didn’t totally understand. As adults, however, a CD can be...

Filing Taxes as a College Student

This post is a part of our new College Series, supporting our members who are currently working hard at their education, or giving guidance to the students in their lives! When you start college, you...

How Safe Are Budgeting Apps?

For a lot of people, establishing a budget and sticking to it can be a daunting task. To make things a little easier, and to relieve the stress and hassle of tracking every single transaction,...

Credit Card Habits to Ditch in 2018

Credit cards get a bad rap; they can be a valuable tool in your financial arsenal if you know how to utilize them the right way. The problem is, a lot of people develop bad habits when they use their...

Why You Stayed Home on Black Friday

For a lot of people, the day after Thanksgiving is the pinnacle time to finish up holiday shopping, get great deals, and splurge on retail therapy. But this year, it appears consumers changed...

Does my mortgage need a rate lock?

If you’re on the market for a house now, you’ve probably encountered the phrase “lock in a rate.” A rate lock is an agreement by a lender to ensure a rate on a loan for a set period of time. This...

Buying a Car for All the Wrong Reasons

The feeling of sitting in the driver’s seat of a “new-to-you” car can be exhilarating. But if you didn’t make that purchase for the right reason, when that excitement wears off, you’ll feel...

Cyber Safety for Family & Friends

(This is a guest post from FCU's VP of Information Services, Kirk Becker.)  October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, where security professionals provide tips and tricks for protecting yourself and...

Ways to Save on Your Summer Vacation

Summer is here, which means for many of us, vacation season is in full swing. Unfortunately, not all of us think about how we’ll be for it beforehand, which leaves us wondering: where is the...