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

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6 Ways To Keep Your Finances Intact This Holiday Season

6 Ways To Keep Your Finances Intact This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to shop until you drop-or until you go broke. But you don’t have to overspend.

There’s no need to rack up a huge credit card bill or go into debt just to cover your holiday expenses. Enjoy a stress-free season by keeping

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Can I Trust Credit Karma?

Can I Trust Credit Karma?

Q: I’m trying to increase my credit score ahead of applying for a large loan, so I’m considering signing up for Credit Karma to track my score. How accurate are the credit scores it shares? Is there anything I need to be aware of before signing up for this service?


A:

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All You Need To Know About Your First (Student) Loan

All You Need To Know About Your First Student Loan

You might approach your student loan the same way you approach those term papers: If you don’t think about them, they can’t really stress you out. Unfortunately, just like those papers you’ll eventually have to write, your student loan debt isn’t going anywhere.
If you’ve borrowed the funds from a private lender, like [

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Newburgh Branch Now Open!

Newburgh Branch Set To Open in Early October!

We are excited to announce that our Newburgh branch is now open!

This branch is located at the corner of State Road 66 and 261 in Newburgh, next to Family Video. This will

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DIY Halloween Décor

DIY Halloween Décor
1. The mummified door

All you need for turning your front door into a bona fide mummy is a generous amount of toilet paper and a bit of masking tape. This project is easier with a helper, so get your kids or your significant other in on the fun!

First, open your front door to a 90-degree angle. Take a roll of toilet paper and tape the first piece to the upper right-hand corner

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5 Apps To Download Before The Holiday Shopping Season

5 Apps To Download Before The Holiday Shopping Season
The Coupons AppThe Coupons App

Look up deals, coupons and special online promo codes

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4 Super-Scary Scams To Watch For This Halloween

4 Super-Scary Scams To Watch For This Halloween

Don’t let a Halloween scam spook you! Stay a step ahead of those crooks by looking out for these four scams this season.

1. The shipping scam

The internet is brimming with Halloween-themed stores in the months leading up to Oct. 31. Lots of these retailers offer an impressive selection of costumes, accessories and

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Can I Buy A House When I’m Paying Off A Student Loan?

Can I Buy A House When I’m Paying Off A Student Loan?

Q: I graduated college with a huge student loan debt. Since then, I’ve landed a decent job and I’ve been making steady payments toward paying down my loan. Is it possible for me to buy a house while I’m still paying off this debt?

Category: Home Ownership
Tags: mortgages, student loans, buying, home, mortgage

How To Save On Your First Set Of College Textbooks

How To Save On Your First Set Of College Textbooks

Purchasing every textbook you need for class can take a big bite out of your budget. We’re talking huge amounts here: According to the National Association of College Stores, the average college student spends upward of $80 on each new textbook and can sometimes drop as much as $175 on one volume.

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