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What are the Advantages of a Credit Union?

Have you noticed how the financial landscape is changing? It used to be that traditional commercial banks were the only way to manage your money. Now, there’s a growing selection of banking alternatives to choose from.

Consumer Financing

Making the Choice of Credit Unions vs Banks (Pros and Cons)

This article describes in detail about the various benefits of the credit unions and the banks and the differences between the same.

Consumer Tips

Five Reasons To Choose A Credit Union Over The Bank

With international economies constantly being on a roller coaster ride and the banking world facing unprecedented failures and closures, you will naturally want to find a safe place for your money. Since the cookie jar is no longer an option, you have to look at smarter avenues that may be available.

Consumer Tips

The Advantages of Savings Accounts for Kids

Tweet Such accounts can be opened through your bank or credit union and provide a source for saving toward important goals including college and marriage. Interest rates on savings are

Money Management

How to Join a Credit Union

Tweet Your local alternative to banks. Today, there are more than 11,000 credit unions across the country with more than 70 million Americans belonging to one. If you would like

Consumer Financing

How to Apply for a Consumer Loan

Tweet Interest rates on secured loans are lower than unsecured consumer loans, thus you’ll strike a better deal with a lender if you can offer collateral. Personal loans are typically

Savings

How to Open a Savings Account

Tweet Certainly, interest rates are abysmally low, with those rates currently close to 0 percent. You won’t get rich by setting aside money nor will you able to keep up

Consumer Financing

Are Credit Unions Better Than Banks?

Tweet Banks and savings and loan associations have long served local communities, but so have credit unions, a type of financial institution that may meet your personal financial requirements. Who

Consumer Financing

How to Save Money on New Car Financing

Tweet Still, there are ways you can save hundreds if not thousands of dollars on your purchase by comparing prices, taking advantage of rebates and other special offers, and reducing

Consumer Financing

Should You Take the Rebate or the Auto Financing?

Tweet If you’re planning to buy a new car, more than likely the dealer will offer you some sort of incentive to help persuade you to buy. Incentives usually always

Credit Cards

How to Get a Bad Credit Credit Card

Tweet If you have bad credit, that means your credit score is about as low as it can get and is likely very deep into sub-prime lending territory. Perhaps you’ve

Consumer Tips

Free Checking Accounts And Where To Find Them

Tweet Free checking accounts, which were once taken for granted, seem to have all but disappeared. However, on closer scrutiny you’ll find that they’re still around and available to many