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: , , |

10 Ways to Save Money at Restaurants

Americans love eating out. According to the USDA’s food expenditure data, millennials spend more than 44% of their food budget on this meal option. In addition, other data proves that Americans spend a lot more on restaurants and bars ($54.86 billion) than they do on their groceries ($52.5 billion). Here are some ways to [...]

2021-02-22T11:54:45-04:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Saving Money|Tags: , , |

7 Steps to Get Out of Debt

Debt is a common factor in modern life. This can be good or bad, depending on your financial situation and personal goals. Each person or family needs to decide the level of financial risk that they want to have or can manage. If you feel like you're drowning, it might be time to get [...]

4 Tips on How to Teach Kids About Money

Kids and teens spend money as fast as it comes in. It's hard to accept, but children learn the bad lessons better than the good ones we try hard to teach. Here are some quick tips on how to get the conversation started on the importance of saving and spending wisely. Learn how to [...]

2021-02-22T14:56:09-04:00April 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

7 Ways to Save on Your Home Improvement Project

Is your kitchen in desperate need of a facelift? Bathrooms haven’t been remodeled since Bush was in the White House? (And we’re not saying which one!) With the warmer weather approaching, many homeowners are thinking of making minor and major home improvement projects. And for most, the cost will be prohibitive: The average kitchen [...]

Beat the Car Salesman with the Power of a Preapproved Car Loan

When you have a preapproved car loan you’re transformed into a “cash buyer” at the car dealer. Getting preapproved puts you in a much stronger negotiating position so you get a better deal! Get a Better Interest Rate Dealer financing is convenient, but it isn't always the best. If you haven’t shopped around, a [...]

2021-10-04T08:30:58-04:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Auto Loans|Tags: , , |
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