Category Archives: Tips For Managing Finances

Another FREE Benefit for Members!

Membership at FFCCU has tons of perks and benefits, including this one! For years, we’ve offered the services of Accel, a financial assistance partner., to our membership. Today, we’re happy to announce that Accel is now part of GreenPath Financial Wellness. Now we’re able to offer members even more support to ensure they accomplish their financial… (read more)

How Much Do You Spend on Gifts?

As soon as Thanksgiving dinner is over and we’re all nursing a food hangover, we’re encouraged to get out and get shopping. A lot of us end up shopping for ourselves of course. After all, who can resist some of these deals? They’re technically good investments, right? And, of course, some of us take the… (read more)

Protect Yourself From Holiday Scams

With the holiday season in full swing, fraudsters are at the edge of their seats ready to steal your information. Shopping is now at its peak for the year, both in stores and online. But don’t forget about all of the other avenues where you could fall victim to holiday scams. Traveling for the holidays… (read more)

Live a Financially Healthy Life with Accel

Accel is a program provided by GreenPath, Inc., a non-profit financial wellness organization that was founded in 1961. As a member of FFCCU, you have access to Accel’s certified experts who will help you live a financially healthy life. One of those experts is Bill Fowlkes, part of the GreenPath Partner Relations team that works… (read more)

Erika Lauren Shares Her FFCCU Story

Erika LaurenHey y’all! It’s your radio pal Erika Lauren! I wanted to share with you my experience at Firefighter’s Community Credit Union! They have truly helped me get back on track with my finances, and I am forever grateful that I decided to become a member! Here is my story…

Home Buyer Checklist

As a home buyer, being prepared can not only lower your stress level, but it can also empower you. Following these five steps, you’ll be empowered to make a good decision. You’ll also have more power to negotiate the best deal for yourself. A Checklist for Home Buyers Establish Your Budget: Check out our finance calculator to… (read more)