Tag Archives: Credit Union

5 Financial Mistakes that Every Couple Makes

By: Sammi Coppedge, Marketing Assistant You have everything planned including the white dress, the black tux and the venue. Yes, your wedding day is perfectly thought out and you’ve discussed every detail. However, what many newlyweds fail to discuss is their finances. When you get married, you marry everything about the other person; including their…

8 Ways to Improve Your Financial Health in 2016

By: Sammi Coppedge, Marketing Assistant A new year means new goals and new resolutions, and your money should be a part of that. As 2015 is winding down and 2016 is starting up, start assessing your finances with a year-end financial inventory. Have you begun a college fund for your children? Are you working towards…

4 Money Lessons to Teach Your Kids

By: Sammi Coppedge, Marketing Assistant You know the drill. You’re at the store and you’ve got a screaming kid on your hands. They’ve found a new toy that they want, even though their birthday was just last week, or they’ve found a piece of candy they’ve just got to have, even though dinner is only…

5 Ways to Save Money on Thanksgiving Dinner this Year

By: Sammi Coppedge, Marketing Assistant Each year when November rolls around, families across the country come together to celebrate all of the things they have to be thankful for that year. Even more importantly, these families come together with one goal in mind: to prepare the most epic dinner of the year. Preparing for Thanksgiving…

People Helping People: Happy International Credit Union Day!

By: Sammi Coppedge, Marketing Assistant The credit union movement began 160 years ago with a simple but radical idea. That with the help of your neighbors, you can improve your financial well-being. Today there are more than 200 million credit union members worldwide—100 million of them in the U.S. After all of this time, Credit…

5 Ways to Save Money with Technology in the 21st Century

By: Sammi Coppedge, Marketing Assistant When most people think about technology, they probably think of teenagers thumbs moving at high speeds to send the latest text, or devoted fans following their favorite celebrities every move on Twitter. What most people probably do not think about is how technology can actually help you save money. Are…

10 Tips to Help You Save Money Back to School Shopping

By: Sammi Coppedge, Marketing Assistant All around the country, parents and children alike are preparing to head back to school in the next few weeks. While many are excited to begin the new school year, the costs of heading back to school can be daunting. With long supply lists and desires for new wardrobes, many…

3 Ways to Protect Your Family Financially

By: Sammi Coppedge, Marketing Assistant As a parent, you want to do everything possible to protect your children. You remind them to look both ways before crossing the street, to never take candy from a stranger, and to always wash their hands before dinner. But have you taken the proper steps to protect your children…