|4/1/2015 ||"Wild About Saving" April Kickoff! |
April is National Credit Union Youth Month and we are joining in the fun to get wild about saving!
Almost half of young adults wish that they had learned about the importance of saving money growing up. Saving is about creating a routine of always putting a little money away and not spending everything you have.
|4/13/2015 ||"Wild About Saving" Prizes |
| ||April's National Credit Union "Youth Saves" month encourages parents to open youth savings accounts in time to win big prizes! See details now.|
|2/13/2015 ||BATON ROUGE PARENTS MAGAZINE: Avoiding the entitlement trap |
Want to raise a responsible child who doesn't demand constant gratification? Read on for expert tips on curbing a childís sense of entitlement, from toddler-hood through the teen years.
|12/11/2014||Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Spotlights Concerns with Medical Debt Collection and Reporting |
| ||Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a report that found medical debt has a significant impact on consumer credit, as 43 million Americans have overdue medical debt on their credit reports. Read the CFPB article here.|
|2/1/2015 ||Credit Worthy: Know how to play the game |
Many of lifeís important activities require a credit check during the decision making process. Knowing your credit history is the first step to ensuring that you get a good review regardless of what activities you are pursuing. Check out these tips below to learn more about how to check on your credit.
|3/10/2015 ||Credit: How to rebuild or build it |
| ||Building and rebuilding credit is one of the hottest topics members have when they come to workshops and classes. Credit affects many parts of consumer's lives: whether we can get a loan, how much we will pay for that loan, and bad credit can even affect clearance levels in some professions.|
Read more about building and rebuilding it here!
|1/22/2015 ||IRS: Six tips on who should file a 2014 tax return |
| ||Most people file their tax return because they have to, but even if you donít, there are times when you should. You may be eligible for a tax refund and not know it. This year, there are a few new rules for some who must file. Here are six tax tips to help you find out if you should file a tax return.|
|3/1/2015 ||Making your tax refund work for you |
Tax season is already upon us and Americans everywhere have big plans for their refunds. For many adults refund season is better than Christmas! Before setting your mind on one purchase consider making your refund really work for you.
Here are some ideas to use this money to set 2015 up for financial success.
|4/23/2015 ||Neighbors Highlights:
Spring 2015 |
| ||The spring of 2015 has been packed with financial empowerment outreach! Reaching people when and where they need us it key to helping our communityís financial well-being!|