7 Money Myths You Need To Stop Believing

7 Money Myths You Need To Stop Believing
7 Money Myths You Need To Stop Believing

We all grow up hearing the same financial advice: Spend less, save more and invest early. While most of these words of wisdom ring true, there are lots of widespread money management tips that are actually false.                 

Tags: money, myths, tips, tricks

How To Enjoy A Busy Wedding Season Without Going Broke

How To Enjoy A Busy Wedding Season Without Going Broke
How To Enjoy A Busy Wedding Season Without Going Broke

It’s the season of gauzy canopies, lacy gowns and stiff penguin suits. That being the case, and with wedding invitations flooding your mailbox, you might already be booking your weekends with weddings through the end of August

6 Ways To Save On Summer Vacation

6 Ways To Save On Summer Vacation
6 Ways To Save On Summer Vacation
  • Time it right. Experts say the sweet spot for cheapest flight booking is 54 days before your travel date.
  • Clear your cache before every new flight search. This way, airlines can’t access your browser history and inflate the prices they

7 Ways To Save Money On Camping Costs

7 Ways To Save Money on Camping Costs
7 Ways To Save Money On Camping Costs

Q: I’m planning a camping trip for the summer, and I’d love to keep the trip as low-cost as possible. How can I cut down on camping costs? 

A: It’s great that you’re looking for ways to trim your vacation expenses. We can help! Read on

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

7 Ways To Spring Clean For Extra Cash

7 Ways To Spring Clean For Extra Cash
7 Ways To Spring Clean For Extra Cash

When that first delightful spring breeze starts blowing, you know it’s time to get your house in shape.

The warmer weather and the brilliant sunshine pouring through your windows can fill you with boundless energy. You’re going to banish those dust bunnies! Every piece of useless

Category: Budgeting

7 Easy Ways To Give Your Kids A Financial Education

  1. Take your kids with you on your next visit to Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union!
  2. Let them watch you balance your checkbook.
  3. Show your kids how you pay your bills so they know that electricity, water, gas, phones and cable all cost money.
  4. Give them a budget for an item they want, and let them choose which one to buy.
  5. Let your kids work to pay for an expensive gadget or a special trip they really want.
  6. Help them open their own small business.
  7. Let your kids see you occasionally leave a store without buying anything
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