| 3/13/2014 - Moving? Please Let Us Know -
Are your records up to date with your credit union? It is important that you keep all your credit union information accurate. That includes your address, phone number, and e-mail address. If you have recently moved, or are planning a move, please let us know. We want to make sure all communication and important notices from the credit union reach you on time. For your security, change of address r...<more>
| 3/13/2014 - Float Your Boat Loan Here -
If you love being on the water, you'll love our boat loans. It's smooth sailing with our quick approvals, competitive rates, and budget-friendly terms. Whether you're in the market for a kayak or a ketch, treat the purchase the same as you would if you were buying a vehicle by following these steps:
* Do your homework. Read reviews in boating and fishing magazines and visit Web sites such as <more>
| 3/13/2014 - Make Extra Money This Summer: Have A Yard Sale -
What's the best way to get cash for your castoffs? Have a yard sale! Here are some tips to help you have a successful yard sale:
* Join forces with your neighborhood. Have a multiple family yard sale.
* Variety of goods. A wide variety of goods will attract more shoppers.
* Choose the right time. Saturday mornings in the spring and fall are a good time - weather is comfortable.<more>
| 3/13/2014 - Debit Card Safety Tips -
Whether you're in the comfort of your home or on the road, it's important to protect your debit card at all times. Your credit union debit card may be the ultimate in convenience, but you need to use it properly. This includes practicing safety tips that encourage secure and reliable use of your card:
1. Never give your card or PIN to anyone - even family.<more>
2. To protect your PIN (Per...
| 3/13/2014 - Protect Yourself From Fraudsters -
Purse snatchers and muggers are still at work robbing people the old-fashioned way. But in today's world, you need to recognize the more subtle and sophisticated ways scam artists and identity thieves try to steal from you. Here from the Federal Trade Commission are three of the latest efforts to get your money:
1. "It's your lucky day! You've won!" You receive a letter, e-mail, or phone ca...<more>
| 3/13/2014 - Payroll Deduction: Easy + Smart -
Payroll Deduction: Easy + Smart
Some things in life are easy, but not so smart, like picking up fast food for dinner rather than preparing a healthy meal at home or spending the weekend on the couch instead of tackling the "to-do" list. But signing up for payroll deduction at the credit union is both easy and smart. When you sign up for payroll deduction, you can add to your savings painlessly....<more>
| 3/13/2014 - Home seller tips in a tough market -
NEW YORK (06/24/09)--Despite a slight upturn in new housing starts, sellers still face an environment of tight credit, low property values and reluctant buyers. Be prepared to offer incentives for buyers to sign on the dotted line (Money July 2009).
After plummeting to a post-World War II low in April, construction of new housing units rose 17.2%...<more>
| 3/13/2014 - What happens when 401(k) collides with pink slip? -
WASHINGTON (6/19/09)--With the nation's unemployment rate hovering close to 10% coupled with a scarcity of job openings, more workers are experiencing a head-on collision between their 401(k) and job loss. One of this week's H&FF Radio show guests explains what this "head-on crash" means for your retirement plans.
Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EDT on the Radio Ame...<more>
| 3/13/2014 - New-car tax credit now applies in all states. -
BOSTON (6/22/09)--That new-car smell just got better, thanks to legislation that provides tax incentives to new-car buyers.
The U.S. Department of Treasury recently announced that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009's new-car tax deduction now extends to consumers in states without a sales or excise tax (boston.com June 17). These s...<more>