It’s A Money Thing

It Pays to Start Saving Now

In case you haven’t heard, compound interest is the best. You may remember it as an equation you had to memorize for math class, but it’s so much more than that. It’s the concept that powers all sorts of savings and investment products and, over time, allows you to turn your money into, well, more money!

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Budgeting Basics

Budgets are like the New Year’s resolutions of personal finance. We all know we should have one and we all know it’s a fairly simple thing to follow—at least in theory. Like resolutions, we often map out personal budgets with the best of intentions, only to abandon them a couple of weeks later. Whether you’re planning your first budget or re-evaluating your current budget, the ground rules in this video will set you up for success by changing the way you look at budgeting. 

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4 Credit Score Myths Debunked

Credit scores are an area of personal finance that seem a lot more mysterious than they actually are. Many people believe that improving them is a matter of trial and error and, as a result, there’s a lot of “credit score advice” floating around that can end up doing more harm than good. Learn more in this video.

 

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Foiling Identity Theft

Identity theft is nothing new, and yet it still manages to cost its victims billions of dollars (yes, that’s billions with a “b”) globally each year—not to mention the time and hassle involved in recovering a stolen identity. Learn more in this video.

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Why Choose a Credit Union?

What was the very first financial choice you ever made?  Think about it. It likely took place before your first job, even as far back as when your annual income consisted of Tooth Fairy money and lucky pennies. The very first financial decision you ever made is also one of the most important choices — it’s where to keep your money. Learn more in this video.

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Credit Score Breakdown

Your credit score is one of the most important parts of your credit history, and can impact everything from how much you pay for loans to whether you get that great job.  Learn more in this video.

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