Monthly Archives: January 2022

6 Reasons to Get Your Mortgage with a Credit Union

If you are on the house hunt, chances are you’ll need a mortgage to go along with it. While you might be inclined to head to a bank or mortgage-specific lender, a credit union may be your best option. Here are six reasons why choosing a credit union for your home mortgage is a win… (read more)

The Best Way to Prepare if Financial Disaster Hits

No one likes to think about catastrophes and emergencies. Still, preparing for financial disaster is important. If you don’t, it could cause irreparable harm to your current and future finances. Guest blogger Nichole Coyle, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM, shows you how to prepare if an unexpected financial disaster occurs. 1. Create an Emergency Fund If you… (read more)

6 Money Apps for Teens to Save Cash

It’s 2022, and it’s time to save more! Whether you are saving for college or trying to make some extra cash for something special, check out these 6 apps that can help you pinch some pennies. 1. Bigwords Price: Free Available: iPhone Bigwords is an app that scans multiple online retailers and finds the cheapest textbooks…. (read more)

6 Tips on How to Help Pay for College

Do you dream of attending a certain college or university? There is more to consider than SAT or ACT scores. You also need to consider cost. Since the 1980s, university prices have doubled and continue to exceed a standard cost of living. It is time to hunker down and crunch some numbers more than ever…. (read more)

Why you Need a Dare 2 Compare

As we enter the New Year, it’s a perfect time to take a look at your finances. Financial situations can change faster than the snowfall in January. So, you might not be taking advantage of all your options when it comes to saving your hard-earned cash. At FFCCU, we offer our Dare 2 Compare challenge,… (read more)