When looking to make purchases and payments on a regular basis, it’s important to make sure that you have enough money available. There are times when an individual doesn’t have enough money to make a purchase and therefore faces the dilemma of either spending more money than they have and paying a fee or not […]Continue Reading
Tomorrow is International Credit Union (ICU) Day
The credit union idea arose centuries ago as people worked under a common effort without thought of profit – they put out fires, harvested crops, and avoided high-priced loans by lending to one another. In the 1850’s, hard times hit Germany, and people turned to each other for help. They removed small savings from under […]Continue Reading
What to look for when selecting a Credit Union?
Credit unions are a great way to save money and to increase the savings rate that you might be receiving on your interest-bearing account. Unlike their commercial counterparts, credit unions typically offer free accounts with no minimum balance requirements. The benefits of a credit union go far beyond just maintaining an interest-bearing checking account. Customers […]Continue Reading