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Top Tips to Keep Your Finances on Track During a Pandemic

Posted by Sydney on Aug 10, 2020 4:59:00 PM

 

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8 Unexpected Homeowner Expenses

Posted by Sydney on Jul 17, 2019 12:02:09 PM

There’s a lot more to homeownership than paying the mortgage loan.

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Post-Holiday Blues: Tips to Recover from Holiday Spending

Posted by Sydney on Jan 4, 2019 2:00:00 PM

The holidays can be one of the most stressful times on your budget. Now that the holidays are through, it’s important to take a look at your financial well-being and get back on track in the New Year. Here’s some tips to help you recover and minimize debt from holiday spending.  

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New Year, More Money! 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Finances

Posted by Sydney on Dec 27, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Every year, we make tons of resolutions. We sign up for a gym membership and vow to get healthy, we swear to ourselves we’ll start going to bed on time, and we make promises to become healthier, happier people.  But this year, the best resolutions you can make are the ones that affect your finances. Help nurse your credit score back to health, make your checking account happier, or invest in your future and start down the path of a healthier, happy financial year.

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Simple Ways to Nurse your Credit Score Back to Health

Posted by Sydney on Sep 13, 2018 2:02:00 PM

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Everything You Need to Know About Share Certificates

Posted by Sydney on Jul 26, 2018 2:02:00 PM

Share Certificates: You might have seen this term before but didn’t know what it meant. Share Certificates are a secure, long term investment that give you the returns you deserve, while giving you the flexibility to choose how much you invest and the length of term.

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6 Easy Steps to Switch to a New Financial Institution

Posted by Anora on Jul 19, 2018 2:03:00 PM

If you’ve been following this blog, you may have suddenly realized that you want everyone in your family to become member-owners of the USC Credit Union. However, they might also be hesitant to make the switch. The process of closing one account and opening another appears daunting, but it is actually very easy! If you want to share the joy of lower fees, greater accessibility, and better resources with a loved one, just send this blog their way to clarify the process.

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13 Tips For A Financially Fit Family

Posted by Pierce Conway on Feb 2, 2017 2:00:00 PM
 
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How Much Should Be In My 401(k) At 30?

Posted by Cal on Oct 30, 2014 3:34:00 PM

How much should I contribute to my 401(k)? How much should I have invested for retirement at 30, 40, 50, etc? These are good questions. Here, I try to answer them, but I should warn you:

Personal finance is PERSONAL!

The more you can contribute to your 401(k) and the sooner you can start, the better. But everybody’s situation is different. Don’t beat yourself up if you feel “behind” in the retirement game…remember, you can’t change yesterday but you can TAKE ACTION today and change tomorrow.

So while we’ll get to how much you should have in your 401(k) at 30, 40, 50, etc…let’s start with the more important question:

How much should I contribute to MY 401(k)?

The answer? As much as you comfortably (and legally) can!

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How Much Is Too Much To Spend on Your Hobbies?

Posted by Alexa on Sep 3, 2014 10:50:00 AM
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