Saving Money Archives

5 ways to use your refinance savings

5 ways to use your refinance savings

Refinancing your home can have many benefits, but the main one that typically entices borrowers is the potential to save money on monthly payments. For some, a refinance could result in a decreased interest rate [...]

Why your kid needs a Roth IRA

Why your kid needs a Roth IRA

Don’t you wish you started saving for retirement when you were 12? While retirement probably wasn’t something we were thinking about back then (I was probably still thinking about this), it sure could [...]

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 [...]