Savings on Groceries

Savings on Groceries Coupons, brands names, and packaging…oh my! Learn how to steer your shopping cart to saving money at the grocery store. There’s more to it than just using coupons. Check out this information video to learn more ways to save. https://youtu.be/7YiMGQw4GHk Additional Resources: Guide Infographic Infographic Transcript More Financial Education It’s a Money […]

Transfer Funds

Transfer Funds Transferring funds has never been so convenient & quick! You can transfer funds with ease at First Credit Union. Whether online or via our digital banking app, we have you covered. Simply : Log into your account Click on Transfers Select where you like the funds to Transfer From/To Enter the Amount Submit […]

Income Essentials

Income Essentials Your earning potential really is a balance between your career, your education, your skills, and trends in the economy. https://youtu.be/7htAaFajRMI Additional Resources: Guide Infographic Infographic Transcript More Financial Education It’s a Money Thing is a registered trademark of Currency Marketing

Rule of 72

Rule of 72 Compound interest means earning interest on your interest -you can use the Rule of 72 to approximate how long it will take for an investment to double at a given interest rate. https://youtu.be/nOXexk-tvHQ Additional Resources: Guide Infographic Infographic Transcript More Financial Education It’s a Money Thing is a registered trademark of Currency […]

Organizing Your Finances

Organizing Your Finances Organizing your finances can reduce stress. But with all the documents that are stashed away in that mile high of stack of papers that we all avoid, what should we keep and what should we toss?   https://youtu.be/y3ltdBujeDI Additional Resources: Guide Infographic Infographic Transcript More Financial Education It’s a Money Thing is […]

Student Loans 101

Student Loans 101 If you’re considering financing your college education with the help of a student loan, the smartest thing you can do for yourself is to only borrow what you truly need. (This advice applies to pretty much all loan products, by the way.) Pursuing post-secondary education should be an exciting time in your […]

Work of College?

Work or College? Choosing between work and college (or balancing a combination of both) is more than an economic comparison. It affects your entire lifestyle and can determine where you live and how you spend your time. Learn important factors that will be helpful when making this life decision in the video below 🙂 https://youtu.be/z4ThEKFlXjQ Additional […]

Owning vs. Renting a Home

Owning vs. Renting a Home The average person moves residences about 11 times in their lifetime. That provides a lot of opportunity to confront the following question: is it better to own your home or to rent it? It’s a huge decision that affects your lifestyle as much as it does your finances, and the […]

Building a Budget

Building a Budget Budgeting helps you make smart decisions with your money. It ensures that you’re spending less than you earn, it prepares you for life’s curve balls, and it funds your goals and your dreams. Unfortunately, budgeting is often seen as restrictive and overwhelming. Financial priorities are deeply personal, so it can be challenging […]

Paying for Pets

Paying for Pets According to the American Pet Products Association, nearly 70% of all US households own a pet. That translates into an estimated $86 billion spent on food, supplies, medical care and pet services in 2018. Although the love and companionship our furry (or feathered, or scaly) friends provide is priceless, it’s impossible to […]