Giving Money

Giving Money For most people, spending comes naturally. Saving up for something special is harder. And  setting money aside for giving is really hard. The concept of three money jars can help. Each jar represents an activity: spending, saving and giving. When you receive your allowance or a gift of money, divide the money up and put it in each of the […]

Know Your Credit Score

Know Your Credit Score Errors on your credit report can negatively affect your credit score and ability to get a loan, rent an apartment and even get a job. Monitoring your credit score regularly can also protect against identity theft and fraud. Here at First Credit Union – your financial well-being is our number one […]

Borrowing Money

Borrowing Money Borrowing money allows you to buy something now and pay for it later. There are different ways to borrow money: Credit Cards Loans Borrowing money costs you more because of interest. Interest is the price you pay for using someone else’s money. For example – you want to borrow $100 from the bank or credit […]

Loan Basics

Loan Basics Applying for a loan requires a lot of research—not just on loan specifics, but research on you too! Loans make some of our biggest life decisions possible, so it’s crucial to be realistic about your goals, your financial situation and your future. Learn more! https://youtu.be/Lj2YESYCo4A Additional Resources: Guide Infographic Infographic Transcript More Financial […]

Buying a Used Car

Buying a Used Car View the video below to learn about the benefits of buying a used car, what to research and how to get the best deal. Remember to: Research Evaluate Negotiate Additional Resources: Guide Infographic Infographic Transcript More Financial Education It’s a Money Thing is a registered trademark of Currency Marketing

Growing Money

Growing Money Investing can be rewarding, but it’s also risky A savings account is a great place to store your money at first. It’s safe and it pays a little interest. Growing your money requires that you move some of it into investments with a higher rate of return such as term share certificates. Many financial experts […]

Comparing Cards

Comparing Cards Debit, credit or prepaid? What’s the difference? Does it really matter which card you choose to pay for your latte? It does! Learn how each card differs. https://youtu.be/v2KENqDDLQE Additional Resources: Guide Infographic Infographic Transcript More Financial Education It’s a Money Thing is a registered trademark of Currency Marketing

My Budget

My Budget Your personal money manager #itsfree First Credit Union’s My Budget is a personal money management tool securely integrated into digital banking. It helps empower you to take control of your finances and simplify your life. Best of all it’s FREE and available 24/7. See your total financial picture Not only will you be able […]

Auto Buying Service

Auto Buying Service The No-Hassle Way to Purchase Your Next Vehicle. Whether you want to buy or lease your new or pre-owned vehicle, Auto House will save you time and money while making your purchase easy and enjoyable! Skip the dealership entirely and let them do everything for you. Just let them know what you’re looking for plus your budget […]