Saving Money, Financial Advice, Savings, Smart Financial Goals

5 Money Steps to Help Build Financial Confidence

Make 2021 your year of financial confidence! Financial confidence means cultivating good financial behaviors and knowing how to develop self-control around money.

Investment, Financial Advice, Retirement

Early Investment and Saving Habits: Benefits for the Future

If you have minimal disposable income, chances are savings may not be a priority in your life right now. Let’s face it: being financially responsible is much easier said than done. Still, preparing for your future is important, and taking an active role in planning for it is imperative!

Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Financial Education, Contactless Cards

The Benefits of Contactless Cards

Contactless payment methods have been all the rage recently and we’re happy to report that Florida Credit Union is joining in on the fun!

Financial Advice, Retirement, 401K, Smart Financial Goals

Changing Jobs? Here's What to Do With Your 401(k)

If you’re changing or in between jobs, you might be wondering what will become of your 401(k) (or other retirement account) you had with your previous employer. You have several options at your disposal! Join me as I give you a sneak peek at some of the options available to you and their

Budgeting, Debt, Financial Advice, Savings

Budgeting Strategies and Tips for the Rest of 2021

The National Endowment for Financial Education discovered that almost 90% of Americans have struggled with financial stress because of COVID-19. While 2021 is already well underway, we must continue to work around the conditions of the pandemic and that means preparing a budget is more important

Financial Advice, Mortgage, Refinance

When to Refinance Your Mortgage

Refinancing involves the replacing of an existing loan or debt with a new one with updated terms. Mortgage loans are most often associated with refinancing due to the many benefits they provide homeowners. They’re currently popular due to record low mortgage rates as a result of the economic

Fraud, Financial Advice

How to Avoid Fraud in Popular Peer-to-Peer Payment Apps

Peer-to-peer transfers have revolutionized the way we handle our money. We no longer need to carry around much cash, or stress over how to pay our friends and family back for meals. For the most part, using apps like Venmo and CashApp is overwhelmingly safe, but that doesn’t mean that fraudsters

Financial Advice, Mortgage, Financial Education

The Ultimate Guide to Different Mortgage Loans

When considering homeownership, research is the very first step all homeowners must undertake, and learning about the types of mortgages that are available to would-be homeowners is integral to a successful home buying experience.

Financial Advice, Financial Education, Marriage

Money Talks to Have Before Marriage

You’ve found the one. Your heart soars at the thought of them and you can’t wait to spend the rest of your lives together. While we hate to spoil your daydream, it’s important to talk about money with your partner before any wedding bells ring!