Have You Considered a Secured Card?

Secured MasterCard® The credit union offers a Secured Card, which is a fantastic financial tool that is often overlooked. This credit card has great benefits like no annual fee, no cash advance fees, no balance transfer fees, no over limit fees, a free Reward Program and is accepted wherever MasterCard® is welcomed. The first and probably most popular reason for obtaining a Secured Card is to establish or work on rebuilding credit. It can be difficult to be approved for a regular credit card (revolving unsecured credit) when you don’t... Read More

Best Way to Spend Your Tax Refund

The 4 Best Things You Could Do With Your Tax Refund For many of us who have recently graduated school (hooray for student loans) or are still in school (enjoy that deferment), tax season can be a happy time financially. Many people will get a substantial tax refund from the IRS. And more will squander that money before it has a chance to make it through one statement. Now I’m not saying stick it all under your mattress, but here’s some ways to spend it responsibly and feel good about... Read More

Account Beneficiaries are Important

Are your beneficiaries up to date? An account beneficiary is someone designated to receive the assets held in an account after the account holder’s death. Estate planning isn’t a lot of fun, but it is necessary if you don’t want to cause a great deal of stress and expense for those you leave behind. It is important to list at least one beneficiary on your account to ensure your funds are allocated appropriately. Many members are tempted to think that once a will is made, the work is done. However,... Read More

6 Keyboard Shortcuts for Faster Web Browsing

No mouse? No problem! Save time navigating the Internet with these quick tricks. SCROLL DOWN A PAGE – Shift + Space Bar Don’t be a slave to the scroll wheel. The next time you reach the bottom of the screen while reading, hit the Space Bar to jump one screen length down. Hit it by accident? Shift+Space Bar gets you back to where you were. GO BACK TO THE PREVIOUS WEBSITE YOU WERE BROWSING – Alt+Back Arrow Alt+Back Arrow is your mouse-free way of going back in time with most... Read More