Should I Buy A House During The Holidays?

Should I Buy A House During The Holidays?

 

Q: I’m in the market for a new home and wondering if I should push off my search until after the holidays. Is it a good idea to buy a new home during Christmas?


A: While spring and summer tend to see the highest volume of home sales, it

Category: Home Buying
Tags: mortgage, shopping, home, holidays, winter

All You Need To Know About Home Loans

All You Need To Know About Home Loans

Here at Diamond Valley, we provide a variety of products and services to meet your specific financial needs and in the most ideal ways possible. One such example is our home loans. Let’s take a closer look at this product and how its application process works.

What is a home loan?

A home loan, or a mortgage,

Category: Home Ownership
Tags: Home loans, mortgages

5 Ways To Save On Winter Heating Costs

5 Ways To Save On Winter Heating Costs
  1. Heat Selectively – To avoid paying for unused heat in rooms that aren’t regularly used, shut the doors and close the vents in those rooms.
  2. Trap the Sunlight – Open your curtains when you’ve got sunlight exposure, and then close them when the angle of the sun changes.
Tags: winter, energy, heating, tips

Don’t Get Scammed By Santa!

Don’t Get Scammed By Santa!

 

Someone’s been naughty this year-and we’re not talking about you! Those awful scammers don’t take time out for the holidays, and if you don’t know what to expect you can be their next victim.

One of the oldest holiday scams, which is even more prevalent in the age of the internet, is the letter-from-Santa scam.

Here’s all you need

Tags: christmas, scams, letters

Santa's Helper - Personal Loan / Christmas Club Account Bundle

Santa's Helper - Personal Loan / Christmas Club Account Bundle

Make it a Merry Christmas without financial stress and high-interest credit cards this year, and we’ll help you start planning for NEXT Christmas!

Combine a 12 month personal loan of $1000 or more, with a 2020 Christmas

Category: Credit Union News
Tags: Personal Loan, Savings, discount, promo

6 Misleading Advertising Ploys To Beware Of This Black Friday

6 Misleading Advertising Ploys To Beware Of This Black Friday

Here at Diamond Valley, we hate to see your money go to waste, so we’ve put together a list of misleading advertising schemes you may come across when hunting for deals this Black Friday.

Be an informed consumer and shop smartly!

1. Very limited quantities

That $200-off

Tags: shopping, Black Friday, misleading, sales

Thanksgiving Hacks To Save Time, Stress And Money

Thanksgiving Hacks To Save Time, Stress And Money

Thanksgiving prep stressing you out? Wondering how you’re going to get everything done in time for the big day and stick to your budget at the same time?

We’re here to help! Whether you’re travelling home for the holiday or hosting a houseful of guests, we’ve got you covered. Diamond Valley is proud to present 15

Tags: Thanksgiving, hacks, holidays, saving money

International Credit Union Day - October 17th, 2019

International Credit Union Day - October 27th, 2019

Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union- Our Focus Is Your Future  

On October 17, 2019, Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union will join with 56,000 credit unions around the world in celebration of International Credit Union (ICU) Day®. Stop by any one of our Six Branches to pick

Category: Credit Union News
Tags: ICUDay, international credit union day

4 Scams To Avoid This Cyber Monday

4 Scams To Avoid This Cyber Monday
  1. Bogus Deals – Don’t believe an advertised price that is ridiculously low. It may be a scam and you’ll never get the goods you order.
  2. Bait & Switch Sweepstakes – Never share your personal details on a site whose authenticity you can’t verify.
Tags: Cyber Monday, scams, shopping

What To Buy And What To Skip This Black Friday

What To Buy And What To Skip This Black Friday

It’s the bargain-hunter’s favorite season-or is it? Before you brave the crowds this Black Friday, take a few minutes to read through our list of what to buy and what to skip so you come home only with true bargains.

Skip: Large home appliances

While you may find markdowns

Tags: Black Friday, holiday, christmas, shopping

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