Budgeting, Saving Money, Financial Advice, Savings

How to Set a Financial Goal: 3 Tips to Help You Reach It Early

What are your financial goals for the next year? Saving money, paying off credit card debt, or investing in a retirement account? Whatever those goals may be, there are steps you can take today to make sure you accomplish them sooner rather than later.

Financial Advice, Credit Score, FICO, FCU Anywhere

What is a FICO® Credit Score and Why Should You Care?

If you’ve ever applied for a loan, you know about the value that financial institutions place on your credit score. While far from the only factor that is evaluated, your credit score provides lenders with quick insight into your financial history. A credit score is derived from your credit

Credit Union

Why Are Banks and Credit Unions Closed on Federal Holidays?

Ever wonder why banks and credit unions are closed on certain holidays while schools and businesses remain open? It’s simple! Financial institutions like Florida Credit Union are closed because the Federal Reserve is closed.

Credit Cards, Credit Score, Personal Loans

4 Steps to Rebuild Your Credit and Qualify for a Personal Loan

Rebuilding your credit score can be more complicated than starting from scratch, mainly because you have to prove to credit card issuers and lenders that you can and will make future payments despite slip-ups in the past. If you're not sure where to start, follow our four-step plan to begin your

Auto Loan, Low Interest Car Loan, Refinancing, Interest Rates

4 Reasons Why You Should Refinance Your Auto Loan Today

Let’s talk about one of the most important purchases you’ve made — your vehicle. It gets you to work every day and is your designated road trip buddy, not to mention all the little errands it helps you cross off your to-do list. There’s just one catch. That new or new-to-you car came with a

Financial Advice, Students, Youth

5 Financial Tips for When You Turn 18

Turning 18 is a huge milestone! There’s probably a lot on your mind right now: high school graduation, decisions about whether or not to go to college and becoming an adult in the eyes of society. You’re likely not thinking too much about money and financial independence. Everyone’s situations

Fraud, Robocalls, Baby Boomers

Preventing Fraud for Seniors (and Others!)

Each year, hundreds of thousands of seniors in the U.S. fall victim to fraud. Since they’re more likely to have savings and their oft more trusting and polite natures, they make attractive targets to scammers.

Financial Advice, Loans

5 Things You Need to Know Before Applying for a Loan

If you’re ready to make the next big-ticket purchase in your life, there are loans available to help you get there. From mortgages for your dream home to auto loans, personal loans or student loans, achieving your next milestone could be within your reach.

Budgeting, Debt, Financial Advice, Credit Score

Mid-Year Financial Check-In

An integral part of successful financial planning is reviewing your financial health a few times a year. Doing so can help you evaluate progress on your goals as well as make changes if necessary. If you haven’t made a financial plan or set goals for yourself this year, it’s not too late to

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