Checking Your Credit Doesn’t Hurt Your Scores

September 26, 2016
Posted by NerdWallet on September 12, 2016 by Bev O'Shea When you apply for a loan or a credit card, the lender checks your credit score. That can knock off a few points. But the same is not true when you...

Freshman Banking 101: Checking Accounts

September 19, 2016
Posted by Nerdwallet.com on September 14, 2016 by Juan Castillo The road to a college degree isn’t just about learning in the classroom. It’s about learning life skills, too, like managing your money. If you’re off to college and just...

How to fix your bad money habits

August 15, 2016
Posted on July 21, 2016 by Jennifer Clark by SavingAdvice.com They say it takes about 21 days to create a habit, whether good or bad. Once you start feeding into bad money habits, it can be harder to be financially...

30 Money Mistakes You’re Probably Making This Summer

July 29, 2016
Posted by GoBankingRates by Cameron Huddleston on July 24,2016 Summer is a time to cut loose and have fun. But, if you’re not careful, that fun can lead to overspending, failing to keep tabs on your finances and making money...

5 Places to Travel While the U.S. Dollar Is Strong

June 27, 2016
Posted by Aol.Finance by Nick Wharton Travel isn't cheap, but when the dollar is 15%–55% stronger against other currencies than it has been in over a decade, now is the time to travel! Not everywhere is a good value at...

4 Smart Places to Put Your Short-Term Savings

June 13, 2016
Published by Finance by Aol.com by Louis De Nicola Short-term savings often take the form of an emergency fund -- the three to six months' worth of living expenses everyone should have in case of a layoff, family crisis, medical...

A Home Improvement That Pays for Itself

May 24, 2016
Posted by Aol.Finance Did you know your water heater may be draining your savings dry? Here's why. A poorly insulated water heater can cost you up to 10 percent more on your energy bill, which for some could be up...

How to refinance everything in your life

May 6, 2016
Posted by Aol.finance by Kali Hawlk on May 2, 2016 Let's play a little word-association game. What comes to mind when you hear the word "refinance"? If you answered "mortgages," you're not alone. A mortgage is the one type of...

Are your kids on the right track to financial independence?

April 27, 2016
For many of today's young adults, the weakest link lies in learning the basics. According to a 2014 survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Junior Achievement USA (2014 Teens and Personal Finance Survey), 40% of teens do not...

How to Do Allowances Right, According to the Experts

April 18, 2016
One of the best ways to ensure your children grow up financially fit is to give them practice managing money with an allowance. But what's the best way to do allowances right? There are many theories on that. Ron Lieber,...

Your Life, Your Money, and Your Future

March 8, 2016
Each stage of your life comes with different financial decisions. Use the page linked below from Mycreditunion.gov  to locate financial tools, resources and even games to help you along the way.

What is a Credit Union?

February 29, 2016
By mycreditunion.gov A credit union is a not-for-profit organization that exist to serve their members. Like banks, credit unions accept deposits, make loans and provide a wide array of other financial services. But as member-owned and cooperative institutions, credit unions...