Financial Advice

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Seven Ways to Maximize Your Tax Refund

Getting a tax refund can give your financial health a little boost. Check out seven ideas on what to do with your refund money to have a long-lasting impact.

Mar 27, 2024

Be Brave and Budget (Even on a Low Income)

Get a grip on spending with these 5 tips, even if you have a limited or low income. A monthly budget can help you improve your financial health.

Feb 5, 2024


Financial Goals In The New Year With UFCU

Setting a goal in the new year can be just the motivation you need to get your finances in shape. Financial goals need special TLC.

Jan 13, 2022


Don’t Underestimate Your ATM

Everyone knows ATMs are a quick and convenient way to withdraw cash. But did you know you can do more?

Sep 15, 2021


Transferring Funds

Especially when finances are tight, it’s important to know just how you can transfer money quickly to friends, family, or even colleagues. Consider these six ways to transfer money should the need arise.

Sep 15, 2021

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Budgeting for a Staycation

Need a vacation? You don’t have to break the bank to do it. Instead, get much-needed R&R by taking a staycation. Consider these tips to keep your vacation fun and on budget.

Jun 30, 2021

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When and How to Replace Your Debit Card

Your debit card is your handy go-to whenever you need cash and a great way to make purchases. You’d hate to be without it, even for a moment. Check out these tips to handle a card that’s lost, stolen, or about to expire.

May 20, 2021


Five Tips for Paying for a Wedding

Weddings can be an expensive undertaking. Establishing a budget, setting aside adequate funds and making smart choices can help you create a wedding day that is memorable and affordable.

Apr 9, 2021

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Make the Most of a Pay Raise

It’s tempting to simply add a pay raise to your take-home check. But here are five smarter ways to make the most of a pay raise.

Mar 23, 2021


Planning a Trip? Take Your Credit Union with You

Get our checklist of important tasks before you hit the road, and make it the best vacation ever.

Feb 11, 2021


How to Stop Robocalls (Know When to Say Hello)

Unwanted phone calls plague mobile and landline users alike and put you at risk for falling for a scam. Consider these tips for spotting unwanted calls and blocking them altogether.

Jan 14, 2021


Navigating Finances after Divorce

A divorce can be emotionally — and financially — difficult. These steps are important to protect your assets and manage your finances.

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Jan 14, 2021

Navigate Financial Stress

Financial stress impacts everyone. It doesn’t have an income or age limit, and we all go through it at some point in our lives. Fortunately, there are strategies to help prevent and reduce financial stress.

Dec 18, 2020

Control Spending

No matter your current financial situation, spending your money wisely makes sense. Being intentional about your money helps you use it on things that really matter to you. Follow these simple tips to set up and stick with your budget.

Dec 18, 2020


Managing Daily Finances Together — Is a Joint Account Right for You?

How do individual and joint bank accounts differ? Many people consider getting joint checking or savings accounts for shared expenses. Joint accounts have advantages, but there are also down sides. Learn the pros and cons of each before you decide what’s right for you.

Dec 17, 2020