Depending on how you were raised and how you’ve learned to treat money, you may have picked up some bad money habits over the years. That’s completely normal, but if you don’t recognize those habits and actively try to correct them, it could have a massive effect on your financial well-being in the future. Luckily, … Continue reading 5 Bad Money Habits That Are Dragging You Down
You get to the register and open your wallet. If you’re like me, you pull out your fancy piece of plastic: either your debit card or your credit card. But is there really a best choice on which one to use? Is there a reason you should switch back and forth? Maybe, you make a … Continue reading Credit Card vs. Debit Card
With all the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and the world’s financial markets, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates in the U.S. which creates an incredible opportunity to refinance loans of almost every kind. With many people adjusting to a life of working from home, this might be the right time to refinance your loans to get … Continue reading Refinancing Your Loans During COVID-19
Only you know what is best for you to spend your stimulus check on. Some people have options on what they can do with all or some of the money. Whether you have the ability to set this money aside or need the money to help you get through, just know you have options. Here … Continue reading Ways my Stimulus Check can Work for Me
We took it to the streets of St. Louis to ask the question of what do you really know about credit cards. Featuring: Tracy Verner with 1st Financial Federal Credit Union and the people of St. Louis, MO. Connect with Us: https://www.1stfinancialfcu.org/ https://www.facebook.com/1stFinancialFederalCreditUnion/
How you manage your credit can either set you up for financial success or leave you battling debt for many years. Establishing positive credit can open many doors – from renting an apartment to getting a car loan to buying a home. It’s never too late to develop a strategic plan for managing your credit. Your future self will thank you.
Welcome to February, where cold winter weather makes it the perfect time to stay indoors. I don’t know about you, but I’m going stir crazy. Thoughts have been swirling around in my mind about all of the things I want to accomplish around the house as well as the projects that I could/should already be … Continue reading Your February Money To-Do List