Identity thieves have only become more creative in finding new ways to hijack personal information and exploit their victims. It seems like every day we learn of yet another new identity theft or fraud scam. Especially in times like these, with pandemics such as COVID-19, identity theft becomes even more common.
No one can prepare for an unexpected illness or injury that prevents us from being able to leave the house and accomplish our daily tasks, which can commonly include visiting your local credit union to take care of your finances. In the event of sickness or injury keeping you at home, it’s important to be prepared at manage your finances from anywhere. Here are our tips to make sure you’re prepared to bank, wherever you are.
Remote start, leather interior, all-wheel drive – just like picking out the perfect vehicle, it’s important to find an auto loan that helps you enjoy the journey starting from the first day you drive your new vehicle off the lot.
In 2019, student loan debt reached an all-time high at $1.41 trillion – a 6% increase from 2018. With the increasing costs of college, this number is only expected to increase in 2020. How do we fight the odds?
Do you find yourself saying – I’ll start saving next month or I don’t have room in my budget to save? Stop putting savings last on your list and make it a priority with our top saving strategies.
Spring has sprung and so has your dreams of owning your own home. Before you start scrolling through Zillow, get your finances in order and be prepared to make an offer with confidence by following our 5 Home Buying Prep Tips.
Although April 15th marks National Banana Day (we promise we didn’t make this up), it’s also the day that you’re 2019 takes must be filed by. Between forms from your employer, student loan company and health insurance provider, it’s hard to keep track of all the documents you need to successfully file your taxes.
Getting into college is hard enough, but the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) can feel like rocket science. Luckily, with some preparation and answers to your burning questions, you can tackle the FAFSA like a pro.
First off, what is the FAFSA? The FAFSA is an application all students must fill out to qualify for federal financial aid, but it can also be used to grant state and institution-specific aid. The federal government uses the information provided on your FAFSA to estimate how much money your family can contribute to your education.