Savings 101: What Is a Share Certificate?

February 6, 2017
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...

Using Equity Loans to Winterize Your Home

January 30, 2017
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. Other endeavors, such as swapping out single-pane windows for...

Organize Your Finances for the New Year

January 11, 2017
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 and organize your finances, here's how to make it happen. Get on a budget To...

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...

Thank you!!! 2nd Annual Rochester City School Supply Drive

August 23, 2016
Advantage Federal Credit Union has teamed up with Radio 95.1, Kiss 106.7 and 100.5 The Drive for the 2nd Annual Rochester City School Supply Drive. Please join us to help prepare Rochester City students for another successful school year and...

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...