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Banking Know How

Budgeting Basics

  • Pay Yourself First (Video)

    Paying yourself first is an effective savings strategy because it takes willpower right out of the equation.

  • 6 Ways to Save More Money

    Even if saving has never been your thing and money is tight, it’s never to late to change old financial habits. Here are some ways to become a more efficient saver.

  • Personal Finance by Age Group - Decade by Decade

    There are two "golden rules" in personal finance that apply, regardless of your age: (1) live within your means and (2) look forward to the future and save for it.

  • Financial Literacy for Kids of All Ages

    No matter how enthusiastic you are, trying to formally teach finance to kids is a tall order that is likely to make their eyes glaze over. Hold their attention by keeping money lessons relevant, age-appropriate and a bit playful.


  • 3 Reasons You Need an Automatic Savings Plan

    “Save money” is a timeless bit of personal finance advice, but actually doing it can be another story. If you need a way to boost your savings and stay consistent with your goals, setting up an automatic funds transfer can help.

  • How to Build a CD Ladder

    If you're looking to earn the highest possible yield on your investments without sacrificing the safety of government backed insurance, certificates of deposit are one way to go.

  • Compound Interest Mind Bend (Video)

    When dealing with compound interest, it's important to get started as early as you can. View this video; it may surprise you.

  • Make Your Money Matter - Join a Credit Union (Video)

    Discover the difference joining a credit union can make to you, to your finances and to your community.

  • Your Money is Safe

    The shares in your credit union are insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA).