The Importance of Being Financially Fit

The Importance of Being Financially Fit

Are you ready to stretch those financial fitness muscles? We hope so, because it’s time to get financially fit!


Being financially fit means living a life of complete financial responsibility. The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI), also known as the Financial Health Network, defines four basic

How To Create A Budget In 6 Easy Steps

How To Create A Budget In 6 Easy Steps

Who needs a budget anyway?

If you’re always wondering how you’re going to pay the next bill, feel guilty when you indulge in overpriced treats and you can’t seem to find money to put into savings, then you probably need a budget.

A budget is not a magic potion that will automatically solve all of your money problems, but it will help you

Ask About ValueCheck From Diamond Valley!

Ask About ValueCheck From Diamond Valley

When was the last time a financial institution asked you “What are your financial goals?” When you get a ValueCheck at Diamond Valley, this is one of the first questions we ask. ValueCheck is a program where “Our Focus Is Your Future” is more than just a tag line for our Credit Union.

When you come in for

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7 Signs You're Living Beyond Your Means

7 Signs You're Living Beyond Your Means
7 Signs You're Living Beyond Your Means

In the age of plastic spending and mobile payments, it’s easier than ever to buy stuff you can’t pay for right away while supporting a lifestyle you can’t really afford. 

Let’s take a look at seven red flags that might mean you’re living beyond your means and the steps

6 New Year's Resolutions For A Financially Improved You

6 New Year's Resolutions For A Financially Improved You
6 New Year's Resolutions For A Financially Improved You
  1. Increase your savings. Even if it’s only by 5%, every little bit adds up.
  2. Cut out one impulse purchase a week.
  3. Trim your electricity bills