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Identity Theft: What’s in Your Wallet?

Posted by Sydney on Jun 27, 2019 2:05:00 PM

We’ve gotten to a point where we accept identity theft as a part of our lives. 

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Paying for College: 5 FAFSA Tips

Posted by Sydney on Jun 13, 2019 2:00:00 PM

As college tuition costs continue to rise, parents and students are left struggling to find ways to pay. 

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Smarter Banking, Smarter Life; 3 Reasons Why You Should Open a Checking Account as a Young Adult

Posted by Sydney on Jun 6, 2019 2:03:00 PM
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The Ultimate Finals Survival Guide

Posted by Sydney on Nov 29, 2018 2:03:00 PM

 

Finals Week is quickly approaching Trojans, but no need to despair! This means the semester is almost over and then it’s time to relax. Whether this is your first finals season or your last, use these helpful tips to Fight On through finals towards that long awaited vacation!  

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Tips for Getting the Most out of Your College Education

Posted by Sydney on Aug 23, 2018 2:03:00 PM

For many, college represents the best years of your life. From friends, to parties, to countless memories, college is special to almost everyone that attends. But sometimes we forget that the main purpose of college is to get an education! Here’s some tips for how to get the most out of your college experience in the class room (so you can have more fun outside the classroom!)

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Taxes: The What, Who, and How

Posted by Katherine on Mar 22, 2018 12:42:00 PM

 

We know tax preparation isn’t fun, but, unfortunately, it’s necessary. Though it may seem like an inconvenience, filing your taxes correctly can sometimes give you a nice return. You may be reluctant to begin because of the confusion on where to start or what information is necessary. We are here, however, to simplify taxes for you so the task can seem less daunting.

What are income tax returns?

Income tax returns are documents that are used to evaluate whether you owe any taxes this year or if you are eligible for a tax refund. Taxes are calculated based on your total income minus any deductions you are eligible for.

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4 Things You Should Clean This Spring

Posted by Katherine on Mar 8, 2018 1:09:00 PM

The “new year new you” vibe may have died down, but spring cleaning could help you get back on track. Here are our top four picks of things that should be cleaned spring:

1. Declutter

If you’re anything like me, your daily cleaning habits tend to align more with “out of sight, out of mind” rather than actually putting things away. This mentality, however, is the reason I have random junk in my drawers that I could probably just throw-away. Spend some time going through the places where you carelessly shoved things into and evaluate whether to keep or toss.

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Unlock Your Banking Potential

Posted by Katherine on Jan 17, 2018 3:02:41 PM

USC Credit Union has now partnered with EverFi, a leader in financial education, to bring you Financial Focu$, a set of courses to set you on the right track. Whether you are a freshman just starting to get your feet wet in a new ocean of responsibility, or a college graduate already in the workforce, Financial Focu$ will help you take control of your financial future.

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Spring Break Budget Tips

Posted by Cal on Mar 10, 2015 10:22:00 AM

The coming of spring means different things to different people. But for many families and college students, spring break usually means one very important thing: Time to travel! The good news is you can find tons of ways to travel this coming spring without breaking the bank. 

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A Message From Our Trusted Leader

Posted by Ivonet on Jan 14, 2015 9:32:30 AM

Welcome to a New Year, and new opportunities! What are your plans for 2015? (I’ll avoid the word “resolution” because all too often it’s a synonym for “Starts in January and lasts maybe six weeks.”)

First of all, let's go back to November 2014 when USC Credit Union beat Notre Dame Federal Credit Union in our second annual Credit Union Charity Challenge. In the end, USC Credit Union beat Notre Dame FCU by receiving 75 more auto loan applications, winning $10,000 for USC’s Good Neighbors Campaign. I would like to say congratulations to all our members and extend our gratitude and appreciation for your involvement. I am personally very proud of the hard work and dedication shown by the USC Credit Union family and Trojans nationwide.

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