Building your credit can make life easier, giving you a better chance of qualifying for loans or credit cards when you need them. You also might get lower interest rates, better car insurance rates and a chance to skip utility deposits. Let’s say your score is 610, in the range typically considered “bad credit.” If you could reach … Continue reading How To Boost Your Credit Score In 3 Easy Steps
Identity theft is nothing new, and yet it still manages to cost its victims billions of dollars (yes, that’s billions with a “b”) globally each year—not to mention the time and hassle involved in recovering a stolen identity. The good news is that there are tons of things you can do to deter identity thieves. … Continue reading Safeguarding against 5 Identity Theft Jackpots
While you may think that it’s unlikely that your identity will be stolen, the truth is – hackers and fraudsters are getting sneakier and more creative by the day. The best way to help protect yourself: Treat your personal information like cash – don’t hand it out to just anyone. Your Social Security number, credit … Continue reading Keeping Your Personal Information Safe from Fraudsters
Many students are feeling the hurtful pinch of rising tuition costs and living expenses while in college. However, the great news is that you don’t have to be a starving homeless student. There are a ton of ways to save money and keep more of your hard earned cash instead of spending it, and we … Continue reading Valuable Tips on How to Save Money While in College
No, really. What’s a credit union? They’re kind of like banks, only better. They offer many of the same products and services as banks – checking accounts, debit cards, CDs, car loans – only their not-for-profit status allows them to focus on what’s really important: helping you get great interest rates on savings accounts and … Continue reading What is a Credit Union?
In honor of Friday 13th, I thought I would share some credit union knowledge with all of you. Here are 13 facts about credit unions that you may not have known! 13 Fun Facts About Credit Unions In 1934, President Roosevelt signed into law the Federal Credit Union Act. This established credit unions as an alternative to banks … Continue reading 13 Fun Facts About Credit Unions