Figure Out How Much Those Shoes Actually Cost

They’re only $30! If you’re like most people, you probably hear yourself or your family members throwing around phrases like that all the time, but the reality is that the value of something really depends on whether or not you can afford it. There are a lot of ways to assess how much something costs, […]

11 Ways to Save on Back to School Shopping

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.  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. Supply lists. New clothing. Backpacks, jeans, laptops, and school […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Spring Cleaning Hacks

Spring is here! Time to roll up your sleeves and whip your home into shape. As always, MONEY Credit Union is here to help! Use this handy list of creative cleaning hacks to banish those dust bunnies without spending a fortune on organizers and cleaning solutions. Plus, you’ll be doing your part to help keep […]

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 able […]

7 Signs You’re Living Beyond Your Means

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 the steps you can take to get back […]