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Back to school tips for credit union members

Back to school tips for credit union members

During the back to school shopping season in 2019, The National Retail Federation expects families of children from elementary to high school to spend $696.70 and families with college students to spend $976.78.  [...]

Wedding on a shoestring

Wedding on a shoestring

Weddings are beautiful things. The binding of two people in holy matrimony is just wonderful… and bankruptingly expensive. According to data released by The Knot, the average cost of a wedding is $34K. When you [...]

Tax-deductible clothing?

Tax-deductible clothing?

Perhaps you’ve had some time to watch a sitcom called "black-ish". The program follows an African-American family living in the suburbs with a loudmouth father, Dre, who struggles to maintain his Compton roots while [...]

Cord-cutting… a viable option?

Cord-cutting… a viable option?

Cord-cutting refers to the practice of canceling TV services from cable providers. With the continuous rise of online streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Video, and Hulu + TV, using cable is becoming a thing of [...]

3 thoughts for car buyers

3 thoughts for car buyers

If you or someone you care about is looking to buy a car, there are probably a hundred things you should consider. I’m not going to throw a hundred things at you, but I [...]

BBQ on a budget

BBQ on a budget

For some of us, one of the best parts of summer involves time spent in front of a hot grill. Whether you’re roasting vegetables or making the perfect steak, the combination of fair weather, [...]