One-Ring Phone Call Scams: Don’t Call Back!

Riiiing! You race for the landline, but the caller has already hung up—after just one ring. How rude! You thumb through the Caller ID, poised to give your mysterious caller a ring back when you note the strange area code. Should you, or shouldn’t you, make this call?  Let’s look at two possible outcomes:  SCENARIO […]

Dollar Stores: What To Buy and What To Skip

Dollar stores can be tremendous spending traps, but they can also be a great way to snag a bargain. It’s all in how you plan your visit. Before you start browsing… Everything is just a buck, you say. How can you possibly go wrong? Unfortunately, with that mindset, you might find yourself going way overboard […]

The History of Credit Unions: Why Are We Different?

As a member of MONEY Federal Credit Union, you know credit unions are always striving to serve their members and community as much as possible. We value each member’s input as an equal owner in the credit union. We work for our members, not stockholders. That’s why credit unions are “not-for-profit”. This allows us to […]

How to Spot a Sneaky Tech Support Scam

Computer on the brink? Careful who you contact to fix it! The FTC is warning of a surge in tech support scams, many of which can be difficult to spot.  In a recent widespread scam, a company that called itself Elite IT Partners, Inc., purchased keywords on Google so they showed up in searches for […]

Which Features Should I Look For In a New Car?

Q: I’m in the market for a new set of wheels, and the choices are making me dizzy. How do I decide which features to look for in a new car and which to skip?  A: Shopping for a new car can be complicated—but it doesn’t have to be that way. With a bit of research […]

What to Buy and What to Skip During Memorial Day Sales

Since 1971, Memorial Day has been celebrated as an extended weekend away from work and the unofficial start of summer. More recently, Memorial Day has also turned into a second Black Friday for retailers and shoppers. There are loads of sale events in stores and online, and each guarantees to save you heaps of money. […]

8 Ways to Spot a Home Improvement Scam

It’s home improvement season! Contractors of all kinds, from painters to builders, electricians, roofers and more, are hard at work sprucing up homes across the country. If you’re hiring anyone to make improvements on your home, be alert! Home improvement scams are more common than you may think, and they can be difficult to spot. […]

7 Home Improvement Hacks

You’ve finally finished scrubbing and purging your home from top to bottom in anticipation of spring. Now, with every surface, closet, and room sparkling clean, are you starting to see all the areas that could use a facelift? Maybe you want a complete kitchen makeover or you’re dreaming of a fresh coat of paint for […]

Meet Our 2019 College Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our 2019 college scholarship recipients! MONEY Federal Credit Union believes in education. That’s why we’ve granted over $100,000 in college scholarship money since the program’s inception. Meet the exceptional students who were chosen by our third-party committee. Their decision was based on the applicant’s academic achievements, extra-curricular activities, community involvement, and an essay […]

7 Steps Towards Purchasing Car Insurance

Are you in the market for a new auto insurance policy? Get the maximum protection for your investment at the best possible price.  Read on for your guide to purchasing auto insurance in 7 easy steps.  Step 1: Choose a way to purchase your policy  You can choose to buy a policy directly from an […]