Posted by CUInsight.com on March 17, 2017 by Wendy Bignon
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In the spirit of all things green, we’ve put together a list of four ways to “go green” in your life, to save the planet and save some cash.
Walk the walk
Instead of driving down to the gym for a work out, consider taking a walk instead. Not only will you save gas money, but you’ll also reduce the amount of pollution your car emits. Additionally, the less wear and tear you put on your vehicle, the more money you’ll save as a result of fewer repairs and tune ups. If you live too far from your frequent destinations, carpool with family, friends, or colleagues (or check out Divide the Ride or CarPool World) to split the often-high gas bills.
The Academy Awards are this Sunday and for anyone who’s a movie buff, the Oscars are a time for taking in the glamour of Hollywood’s most notable talents. For those on a tight budget, it can be difficult to catch all the latest films when they’re released. As we all know, a trip to the movie theater can cost you an arm and a leg. Here are a few helpful tips for supporting a love for movies while balancing a tricky budget.
With so many financial products available, choosing which type of account to open can be just as stressful as deciding where to open one. For consumers looking for earnings on their savings, one of the options that credit unions offer is share certificates. Here’s a brief overview of how they work and some of their advantages and disadvantages.
There are all sorts of ways to guard your home from the winter elements. Some are cheap and may even fall in the do-it-yourself category, like adding weather stripping and caulking.
Organize Your Finances for the New Year
A new year brings a chance to start fresh with just about anything. If your midnight toast includes a resolution to improve your financial health, here’s how to make it happen.