11 Ways to Save on Back to School Supplies

Ah, summer! It’s the season of fireworks and fireflies, road trips and rocky road ice cream, baseball and beach balls, flip-flops and ice pops. Also, back to school supplies and shopping lists. But, just as you’re settling into the laid-back summer routine, retailers start rolling out their back-to-school displays that make your stomach churn. [...]

Dollar Store Deals: What To Buy and What To Skip

Dollar stores can be tremendous spending traps. However, they can also be a great way to snag a bargain. It’s all in how you plan your visit. So, here are some dollar store deals you don't want to miss. Before you start browsing... Everything is just a buck, you say. How can you possibly [...]

What Features to Look For In a New Car

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

2021-02-24T13:07:23-04:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Auto Loans, Saving Money, Shopping|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

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. Perhaps you're dreaming of a fresh coat of paint [...]

2021-02-19T13:52:50-04:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Budget, Home Improvements, Saving Money|Tags: , , , , |

Spring Cleaning Tips for a Sparkling Home

Spring is here! Time to roll up your sleeves and whip your home into shape. Here are some spring cleaning tips to help you along the way. As always, Money Credit Union is here to help! Use this handy list of creative spring cleaning tips to banish those dust bunnies without spending a fortune [...]

2021-02-19T15:19:44-04:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: Saving Money|Tags: , , , , |

5 Tips for Spring Break on a Budget

It's spring break, not spring broke. Have yourself an awesome time without blowing your budget by following these five spring break tips.  Check your school for discounts and help. Lots of colleges offer on-campus travel agents who can help you plan your vacation right by snagging the best deals. Plus, your school may be [...]

2021-02-19T15:44:40-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Budget, Saving Money|Tags: , , , |

7 Signs You’re Living Beyond Your Means and Need Debt Relief

In the age of plastic spending and mobile payments, it’s easier than ever to buy stuff you can’t pay for right away while supporting a lifestyle you can’t really afford. Let’s take a look at seven red flags that might indicate you’re living beyond your means and need debt relief. We'll also give you the [...]

2021-02-19T16:10:34-04:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Saving Money|Tags: , , |

Is Winter the Best Time to Buy a House?

Q: I’m ready to buy a new home and I’d rather not wait until spring. What do I need to know about buying a house during the winter? Is it the best time to buy a house? A: Spring and summer are the most popular seasons for house-hunting. But, that shouldn’t stop you from [...]

2021-02-22T11:35:21-04:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Saving Money|Tags: , , |
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