MoneyMatters... The AECU Blog

Protect Your Identity:  Know When to Shred Important Documents

Protect Your Identity: Know When to Shred Important Documents

Posted on February 22, 2018  |   0 Comment
Keep identity thieves away from your personal information. Here’s a list of when to shred sensitive documents.
The Benefits of College Scholarships and Where to Find Them

The Benefits of College Scholarships and Where to Find Them

Posted on February 20, 2018  |   0 Comment
Make the price tag for college more affordable by applying to the Vince Jacknewitz Scholarship Program presented by the American Eagle Credit Union Foundation.
The 5 Life Moments That Change Taxes

The 5 Life Moments That Change Taxes

Posted on February 15, 2018  |   0 Comment
Life is full of exciting moments. As you experience new beginnings and changes, your income taxes will reflect each of those moments a little differently. Keep up to date with how life’s milestones affect the way you file taxes.
I Want to Buy a Home...Now What?  Part 3

I Want to Buy a Home...Now What? Part 3

Posted on February 13, 2018  |   0 Comment
Today's post about the homebuying process comes courtesy of Mortgage Loan Officer, Melissa Imo-Moffitt. In part three, Melissa covers inspections and appraisal.
I Want to Buy a Home...Now What?  Part 2

I Want to Buy a Home...Now What? Part 2

Posted on February 08, 2018  |   0 Comment
Today's post about the homebuying process comes courtesy of Mortgage Loan Officer, Melissa Imo-Moffitt. In part two, Melissa covers finding a good real estate agent.
I Want to Buy a Home...Now What? Part 1

I Want to Buy a Home...Now What? Part 1

Posted on February 06, 2018  |   0 Comment
Purchasing a home this year? Follow our three-part series covering purchasing a home from the beginning pre-approval process through inspection and appraisal.
5 Big Reasons to File Taxes Early

5 Big Reasons to File Taxes Early

Posted on January 30, 2018  |   0 Comment
While the deadline for filing 2017 income taxes isn’t until April 17th, 2018, there are many reasons to be proactive when submitting a tax return.
4 Ways to Prevent Tax Identity Theft

4 Ways to Prevent Tax Identity Theft

Posted on January 25, 2018  |   0 Comment
January 28th-February 2nd is tax identity theft awareness week. Learn about tax identity theft and how to prevent it with this week’s post.
5 Ways to Eliminate Credit Card Debt

5 Ways to Eliminate Credit Card Debt

Posted on January 23, 2018  |   0 Comment
Struggling with credit card debt? You're not alone. Here are five ways to start eliminating card debt.
10 Different Ways to Turn Spending into Saving

10 Different Ways to Turn Spending into Saving

Posted on January 16, 2018  |   0 Comment
Looking for new ways to save more money? Some of the best savings tactics come from breaking bad spending habits. Here are ten ways to curb spending and start saving more money.
13 Personal Finance Dates for 2018

13 Personal Finance Dates for 2018

Posted on January 08, 2018  |   0 Comment
There are many important dates to keep track of in a year, so it’s easy to forget events that only require a computer and financial documents. Add these days to the calendar to keep on top of all things “personal finance” related.
3 Questions to Ask When Paying Down Debt

3 Questions to Ask When Paying Down Debt

Posted on January 02, 2018  |   0 Comment
Making a plan to pay off debt can come with a lot of questions such as, ‘How long will it take?’ or ‘How should this payment be included in a budget?’ Answering these questions can assist in creating a better plan for the future and keep your budget on track.
4 Steps to Keeping A Savings Goal in 2018

4 Steps to Keeping A Savings Goal in 2018

Posted on December 20, 2017  |   0 Comment
What can be done to keep the resolution of saving more money in 2018? Each savings goal is within reach with these four steps.
How to Get Your Finances Back on Track After the Holidays

How to Get Your Finances Back on Track After the Holidays

Posted on December 14, 2017  |   0 Comment
Turn holiday spending into an opportunity to learn how to pay off your debt quicker.
Set Up Your Account:  Traveling for the Holidays

Set Up Your Account: Traveling for the Holidays

Posted on December 12, 2017  |   0 Comment
Traveling for the holidays? Make sure you know how to set up your account before you take the trip.