Should You Be Using Your Home’s Equity

Should You Be Using Your Home’s Equity

Maybe you’ve heard of home equity loans and lines of credit, maybe you haven’t. There’s no need to hang your head if the terms are unfamiliar to you. It’s easy to get lost in all the terminology of the financial world.  But when the discussion turns to home equity,...
5 Staycation Ideas to Save Your Summer

5 Staycation Ideas to Save Your Summer

Let’s face it; summer looks a lot different than it did when you were a kid. You used to spend the entire school year counting down the days until the carefree fun of summer vacation. But now that you’re a responsible adult with a grown-up job, summer just means your...
5 Ways to Throw a 4th of July Blast on a Budget 

5 Ways to Throw a 4th of July Blast on a Budget 

5 Ways to Throw a 4th of July Blast on a Budget Like the rockets responsible for the legendary red glare, 4th of July business is booming! According to a National Retail Federation report, Americans spent more than $7 billion on Independence Day celebrations last...
Does a Side Hustle with Uber Really Pay Off

Does a Side Hustle with Uber Really Pay Off

You’ve done the hard work of creating a budget. You’ve cut frivolous expenses. You’ve crafted a financial plan that lets you tell your money where to go instead of wondering where it went. But even with a steady job and a sensible budget, you still find yourself...
Debt and Dating: What’s Keeping You in the Friend Zone?

Debt and Dating: What’s Keeping You in the Friend Zone?

Can Poor Financial Habits Keep You in the Friend Zone?  Dating is all about discovery. It can be fun to open up and share a few personal details with someone we’re attracted to. In turn, learning more about the other person is a great way to spark conversations that...
Should You Pay for Credit Repair Services? Probably Not.

Should You Pay for Credit Repair Services? Probably Not.

A large credit card shopping spree is often followed by a large balance the following month. And you may be wondering how you’re even going to keep up with the minimum payments. This kind of uncertainty can set the stage for bad decisions. Before you scramble and...
Not Your Mother’s Coupons 

Not Your Mother’s Coupons 

Online Savings: These Aren’t Your Mother’s Coupons  When they opened their virtual doors in 1994, Amazon.com was merely an upstart online bookstore. Since then, the company’s growth has been nothing short of legendary. After launching its wildly popular Amazon Prime...
Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Airbnb Host?

Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Airbnb Host?

Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Airbnb Host?  If you’re a homeowner in 2018, there’s a good chance you’ve kicked around the idea of renting out your house through Airbnb. Whether you travel for work or suffer from a perpetual case of wanderlust, you’ve probably...
New Management

New Management

New Lending Philosophy The Thought Behind this Change In our constant pursuit to attract more members and provide better services, we came to the realization that we needed a change. We started to look like every other financial institution. What you’ll find...
Uber Local

Uber Local

Uber Looks to Change the Travel Game. Again. Visiting new places is fun. Feeling like a tourist is not. With the upcoming release of the Uber Local service, Uber is doing all it can to help you feel at home no matter where you travel. The popular ridesharing service...