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How to vacation on a budget

How to vacation on a budget

In a 2017 survey, 74% of respondents admitted they've gone into debt to pay for a vacation. Particularly for families with children or pets (or both), these costs and debts can add up quickly and [...]

Americans’ love/hate relationship with money

Americans’ love/hate relationship with money

Mocking those with money is a popular pastime. The rich are an easy target. There are relatively few of them — the much vilified 1% — often stereotyped as greedy, corrupt, amoral — people who unblinkingly pay bribes [...]

3 tips for negotiating a salary

3 tips for negotiating a salary

Getting offered a new job is always exciting, whether you want the job or not. Sometimes, you’ll get a job offer without even trying. But if it’s something you’re interested in, you’[...]

Recap of Week 1 of #CUFinHealth Month – Save

Recap of Week 1 of #CUFinHealth Month – Save

As you may have seen, the Foundation has gone a bit rogue and “credit union’izing” Financial Capability Month. Here’s why: At the Foundation, one of our three pillars of work is to Ignite. [...]