8 Steps To An Energy Smart Home

Category: Budgeting

2018 Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union Scholarship Winners

Every year we select 7 outstanding High School seniors to receive $1000 scholarship to help cover their college tuition! We are very proud to announce this year's recipients. 


Category: Credit Union News

How Many Credit Cards Should I Own?

How Many Credit Cards Should I Own?

The importance of maintaining a good credit score is old news. As you likely know, the higher your score, the more attractive you will be to potential lenders, making larger loans and the best interest rates more accessible. 

Hopefully, you’re working hard at keeping that score high by using your cards and paying your bills on time. You may be wondering, though, if more is

Category: Financial Wellness

9 Ways To Enjoy Summer On A Budget

9 Ways To Enjoy Summer On A Budget
  1. Check out neighborhood business freebies. This includes shows, demonstrations and activities that local businesses host to generate summer traffic.
  2. Visit the library. You’ll find free crafts for kids, story time, discussion groups and other fun ways to enjoy summer at no cost.
  3. Embrace the outdoors. Think hiking trails, beaches, scenic lookouts and stargazing in
Category: Home

7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Making A Large Purchase

7 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Making A Large Purchase

You’re convinced: You really want that Coach handbag. Or you need that genuine Armani tie. Or maybe you know that gigantic, high-res entertainment center will transform your weekends. So you swipe your card and the dream item becomes yours. Of course, you’re absolutely thrilled. 

That’s until, a few weeks down the line, when you’re staring a huge

Category: Budgeting

Look before you pump! Avoid using your debit card at Gas Stations!

Look Before Your Pump! Avoid Using Your Debit Card At The Gas Station!

How many times a month do you fill ‘er up? It’s a mindless chore, but did you know it can also be the beginning of a financial nightmare? Gas pump skimming is an old crime that’s made a comeback – and your debit card may be at risk. 

Every day, 29 million Americans pay for fuel using a credit or debit card. However, compromised pumps with

How To Buy A Boat

How To Buy A Boat

Get ready to set sail this summer! Read on for the ultimate boat-buying guide. 

Step 1: Choose your boat type

Like automobiles, boats should be purchased with their intended uses in mind. Determine which water activities are most important to you. Also, research different boat types and ask your boat-owning friends to share their own impressions and tips. 

How To Save For A Boat In 8 Easy Steps

How To Buy A Boat In 8 Easy Steps

Are you ready to make waves with a new boat? That’s great, but don’t let your budget sink in the process! Save up for the boat of your dreams with our handy guide. We’ll have you ripping across those foaming waves sooner than you ever thought possible! 

 

1.) Do your research 

You don’t need to choose the exact make and model you’ll want to purchase

Category: Budgeting
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What You Need To Know About Smishing Scams

What You Need To Know About Smishing Scams

How do you communicate with your nearest and dearest when you’re on the go and can’t make a phone call? Do you send a VoiceNote? Use WhatsApp? Or, do you send a simple text message?

In a world where apps can almost run our lives for us, the humble SMS has outlived them all – and it’s still going strong. Unfortunately, though, texting has come under attack as one of the most

Debit Card Safety

Debit Card Safety

“And how are you paying for your purchases today?” 

It’s a question we have to answer almost every day. Will you be using cash, a credit card or a debit card? 

It may be instinct for you to pull out any piece of plastic without thinking, but your random card of choice might not be the safest way to pay. Sometimes, you'll want to use a credit card. And sometimes,  its a

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