All posts by FFCCU

Why It’s a Good Idea to Have Vacation and Holiday Club Accounts

When’s the last time you went on vacation. Go ahead. Think about it for a minute. We’ll wait. If you can’t remember, (thanks COVID!) then you probably need to get away. Of course, if the funds in your savings account are low, perhaps due to Christmas shopping, you may want to open vacation and holiday… (read more)

Advantages of Buying a Used Car: What’s the Deal?

A lesson in the advantages of buying a used car. You’re sitting on the couch watching Netflix when your phone chimes. Your friend sent you a text. “Hey! I just bought a slick new car. It has a killer technology package and a wicked sound system. Dude! You have to see it. Hit me back… (read more)

What You ‘Auto’ Know about Buying a Used Car: You Should Ask These 11 Questions

You may be ready to get a new car, but you may not spend the money. Who can blame you? After all, you may be saving for a dream vacation and don’t want to use the money on a brand new vehicle. However, you may consider buying a used car, but you may have a… (read more)

Whoa, Baby! Getting a Mortgage Loan While on Maternity Leave

Congratulations on starting your family! It’s exciting, but you may need more room to grow. Being a first-time homeowner is also thrilling, but a mortgage loan and maternity leave may not be what you have in mind. You may hope that your baby will arrive once you’ve settled into your new place. But life doesn’t… (read more)

Member Service: How Can We Help You?

There’s no doubt about it that credit unions are different. We take member service seriously As members, you’re part owners and have a stake in what happens. Keep reading to learn more about how we differ and what we can help you with today. How Does Our Member Service Differ? And according to the World… (read more)

Why Having an Investment Strategy is Important for the Long-Term

In this blog post about from guest blogger Nichole Coyle, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, she explores the importance of having an investment strategy. Read on to learn more. Investing and Finding Where You Put Money That You Want to Save Hiding your money under a mattress, as an investment strategy, is probably not a good idea…. (read more)

Hey, Millennials! Are You Making These Credit Card Mistakes?

  Credit cards are a nice thing to have. After all, if you want to travel, spend a little extra during the holidays, or buy a large-ticket item like a Smart TV, you can use a card. But if you misuse your credit, you may damage your financial health. And if you don’t know what… (read more)

Stimulus Check: How to Prioritize for Your Financial Wellness

This post is from our partners at GreenPath Financial wellness. If you’re not sure how to handle your U.S. stimulus check, GreenPath has some excellent tips. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a financial impact on millions of Americans. Thankfully, some relief is on the way in the form of a stimulus check. Lawmakers recently… (read more)

How Will COVID-19 Impact Financial Markets

As financial markets react to the global spread of the COVID-19 virus, anxiety levels increase. Investors are rightfully worried about the virus, as the global economy had already been rattled by the 2-year U.S.-China trade war, as well as the recent oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Social distancing is having a clear… (read more)

How to Help Your Community During and After COVID-19

Many people may be struggling because of COVID-19. For instance, some have been laid off of work. Kids are home from school. Bars and restaurants have closed and now rely on take-out orders and driver-to-door delivery services. The Coronavirus has resulted in people needing assistance, so we’re giving you ideas on how to help your… (read more)