Mortgage Rates Are Dropping; Should I Refinance?

Mortgage Rates Are Dropping; Should I Refinance?
Mortgage Rates Are Dropping; Should I Refinance?

Q: I’ve heard that mortgage rates have dropped dramatically since the start of 2019. Should I refinance my mortgage loan to take advantage of these lower rates? 

A: Refinancing a mortgage is essentially

Category: Home Ownership
Tags: refinance, refinancing, mortgage, mortgages

Beware Tech Support Scams

Beware Tech Support Scams
Beware Tech Support Scams

Computer on the brink? Careful who you contact to fix it! That’s because the FTC is warning of a surge in tech support scams, many of which can be difficult to spot. 

In a recent widespread scam, a company that called itself Elite IT Partners, Inc., purchased keywords on Google so they showed up in

Tags: scam, tech support, tech

9 Ways For Kids To Make Money

9 Ways For Kids To Make Money
9 Ways For Kids To Make Money

The best way to teach a child financial responsibility is by encouraging her to earn and manage money on her own. As the weather warms and summer nears, there are many opportunities for your kids to pull in some extra money. 

If money-making is not on your children’s minds, you may need to direct them

Category: Financial Wellness
Tags: kids, money, divy

4 Apps To Help You Master Your Spring Cleaning

4 Apps To Help You Master Your Spring Cleaning
4 Apps To Help You Master Your Spring Cleaning

1. OurHome

If your kids are old enough to do their part in making your home spotlessly clean, you need to download this free app

Category: Home
Tags: cleaning, spring, apps, smartphone

We're Expanding To The Oak Hill - Lynch Road Neighborhood!

Oak Hill Lynch Road Branch - COMING SOON!
Oak Hill Lynch Road Branch - COMING SOON!

The wait is finally over! We are excited to announce that Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union is growing!

Category: Credit Union News
Tags: branch, coming soon, Oak Hill Lynch Road

9 Steps To Buying Your First Car

9 Steps To Buying Your First Car
9 Steps To Buying Your First Car

Congrats—you’re ready to purchase your first real car! 

The process can be daunting, but Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union will walk you through it. Follow our guidelines for a stress-free ride! 

1. Determine if you really need a car 

OK, you weren’t expecting this,

Tags: Auto, loans, car, vehicle

5 Ways To Spring Clean Your Finances

5 Ways To Spring Clean Your Finances
5 Ways To Spring Clean Your Finances

Q: Spring is here! I’ve cleaned out my house and now I’m ready to take on my finances. I’d love to give them a thorough cleaning, too. Where do I start? 

A: It’s wonderful that you’ve decided to clean up

Tags: spring, cleaning, Budget, finances

1 Easy Way to Save for Your Dream Car

1 Easy Way to Save for Your Dream Car
1 Easy Way to Save for Your Dream Car

Whether it’s a lean and mean Camaro, an edgy BMW or a vintage roadster — the path to purchasing the car of your dreams lies just ahead.

It’s common knowledge that car costs continue to rise. In January 2018, average auto prices climbed 4 percent and the average

Category: Budgeting
Tags: Savings, save to win, Auto, down payment

Mortgagese 101: A Guide to Mortgage Terminology & Jargon

Mortgagese 101: A Guide to Mortgage Terminology & Jargon
Mortgagese 101: A Guide to Mortgage Terminology
Category: Home Ownership
Tags: mortgage, terms, home, home buying, buying

Spring Cleaning Hacks

Spring Cleaning Hacks
Spring Cleaning Hacks

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming—and your cluttered closets are calling. Time to roll up your sleeves and whip your home into shape. And yes, this means you! It’s been a long winter and you’ve let the clutter grow, all over your garage, across your basement and up into your attic crawl space. And your

Tags: cleaning, organizing, spring, hacks

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