Monthly Archives: September 2021

Get to know FFCCU’s digital banking tools

Digital technology is deeply transforming how we conduct our everyday banking activities. New tools give us the flexibility to make transactions whenever and wherever we want. They allow us to pay bills, transfer funds and make deposits with a few taps of our smartphone. And they give us added security, protecting our identity and finances… (read more)

Understanding the 2021 Child Tax Credit

Taxes and deductions can be complicated, especially when eligibility is always changing. For families with children, understanding the new child tax credit is key to planning for the future. Recent changes to the Child Tax Credit have expanded its reach to help more families for the 2021 tax year. Advance payments, which are based on… (read more)

What you “auto” know about getting an auto loan

Buying a car can be exciting, fun, and scary, all at the same time. This is particularly true if money is tight and you are trying to get the best deal or if you’ve never done it before. Many buyers focus their efforts on negotiating the best purchase price with a dealer, but fail to research… (read more)

Should you Pay Down Debt Or Save For Retirement? What to Know

There are many aspects of financial planning to consider when deciding whether to pay down debt or save for retirement. We all know that both are important, but how do you know which one you should be focusing on? Guest blogger Nichole Coyle, Certified Financial Planner™, discusses what factors you consider. Emergency Funds Come First… (read more)