All You Need To Know About Open Enrollment 2019

All You Need To Know About Open Enrollment 2019

Open enrollment is here, so it’s time to think about your healthcare coverage. 
Practically, open enrollment is the only time of year, outside qualifying life event changes, when you can choose or change a healthcare plan. In reality, this often means stressing over your options and muddling through a confusing mass of various plans. 
No worries, though; we’

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
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5 Ways To Budget For Your Wedding

5 Ways To Budget For Your Wedding

Q: I’m ready to tie the knot, but I don’t know if I can afford to have a wedding! Between the flowers, gown and venue, it’s thousands and thousands of dollars. How can I cut costs without compromising on my special day?

A: If you’re finding the costs of your wedding to be prohibitive, you’re not alone.

Category: Budgeting

Share Certificate Shopping: How To Keep Your Money Spinning!

Share Certificate Shopping: How To Keep Your Money Spinning!

Share Savings Certificates are an excellent savings option. They’re NCUA-insured, which gives you peace of mind in knowing your deposits are secure. They’ve got a better dividend rate than a savings account and they’re generally safer than the stock market.
Before you lock your money up, though, there are some questions you might want to

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The Do's And Don'ts Of Credit Repair

The Do's And Don'ts Of Credit Repair

If you’ve recently been rejected from a credit application of any kind, you may be looking at a poor credit score for any number of reasons. You might have been late with your credit card payments, have an outstanding judgment against you or have even been frauded or victimized by identity theft.


Whatever the cause of the fall in your score, you’re

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Why Choose A Credit Union?

Why Choose A Credit Union?

Q: I love my credit union, but I also have a checking account at a bank. Should I move that account to a credit union?


A: You’re not alone. Many Americans are dissatisfied with their banks. And many of them, like you, are looking to make a switch. In fact

What Were The Actual 2018 Tax Changes

Don't be caught off-guard when filing your 2018 taxes, check out the IRS Withholding Calculator!

Q: There was so much talk about the proposed changes to the tax code. Now that the changes have finally been signed into law, I’m wondering which planned modifications actually became a reality. What were the exact changes made to the U.S. tax code this year?

A:

Mistakes First-Time Homeowners Make

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Buying a house is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make, and there are common mistakes that many first-time homeowners regret making. Here’s how you can avoid them.

1. Not Knowing Your Housing Budget

Avoid buying a home that is

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Financial Preparation For 2018

Save Money in 2018, ask about ValuCheck From Diamond Valley Federal Credit Union!

Usher in the new year with plans for financial improvement and resolutions to do more.

 

Here are some tips to get you started:

Tune your budget

It’s great to start off the new year with a plan. A budget is just that-a plan that starts with the income you expect and

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