As you may have figured out by now, managing money is like running a marathon. You wouldn’t expect to throw on your tennis shoes, head out the door and be able to run a 26.2 mile marathon so you shouldn’t expect to become financially fit overnight either. It takes training.
Most people focus on fitness as their New Year’s resolution in the hopes of being able to live a longer and healthier life. And the longer we live, the more important our finances become—particularly when it comes to saving and not packing on a lot of debt. As you begin to put your healthy eating … Continue reading 3 Tips to Help with Financial Fitness
Laura and Tracy with 1st Financial Federal Credit Union share the perfect ingredients to making good credit with your credit cards. Learn more about what kinds of credit cards you can get to work for you.
On Dasher on Dancer on Mastercard and Visa! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but beware making any of these credit card mistakes could cost you money and precious credit score points.
Credit cards often get a bad rap because they are so easy to use the wrong way, but when used the right way, credit cards can actually be a good thing. In fact, credit cards can actually benefit your finances.
I love receiving those emails from stores that say that if I use their credit card that I’ll get double points or better yet that I’ll get something for FREE, there’s no better feeling than getting rewarded. What I don’t remember while I’m getting blinded by perks is that while I am getting some rewards, … Continue reading 3 Tips for Making the Right Decision with Store Credit Cards
Tis' the season for shopping! Laura and Tracy with 1st Financial Federal Credit Union share their holiday shopping tips including ways to save more money throughout the year
I do about 90% of my holiday shopping online these days. As a working mother of two kids who are involved in a lot of extracurricular activities, I find it hard to carve out the time to actually go to stores or the mall to buy gifts. Most of the time, I’m shopping for gifts … Continue reading 5 Tips for Cyber Holiday Shopping
With Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the rest of the holiday shopping season upon us, I’ve compiled a list of the top 5 tips for to help to keep you safe in stores and online this holiday season. The holiday shopping season is one of the most attractive times of the year for criminals and … Continue reading 5 Tips for Safeguarding Your Account During the Holiday Shopping Season
Ya’ll. Holiday shopping is both my favorite thing and maybe the most stressful part of my entire year. I don’t care how prepped you are, it takes an emotional toll. The financial hit. Finding the perfect gift for the people you love. And please, let’s not discuss wrapping all that nonsense. And I know your … Continue reading 5 Ways To Make Your Holiday Shopping Less Traumatic