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Certified Financial Planner, Nichole Coyle, Helps You with Your Financial Planning

When it comes to financial planning, you may stumble around in the dark. Don’t do that because you can really hurt yourself! Instead, take advantage of FFCCU member benefits such as financial planning services offered through Cetera Advisor Networks. In fact, we’d like to introduce you to Nichole Coyle, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, who works… (read more)

Mortgage Pre-Approval: This is How to Get Pre-Approved

Want to buy a house? You may consider getting a mortgage preapproval before you start shopping for a home. Why? Because it will show buyers that you’re a serious homebuyer and ready to make a move. Keep reading to learn more about getting preapproved for a mortgage. What is a Mortgage Preapproval? A mortgage preapproval… (read more)

How to Understand Credit Scores

Credit scores. Why does a three-digit number cause many people anxiety and stress? After all, it’s just a number. Right? Well, your credit score indicates how likely you’ll repay your debt. Credit unions, banks, and lenders use scores to decide if they’ll approve you for loans or credit cards. The tricky part is that you… (read more)

Money Management: Your Guide to Getting a Fresh Start in the New Year

Ah, the new year: time to toss that stale fruitcake and begin anew on that resolution to lose 20 pounds. It’s also the perfect time to review your personal finances and money management goals. We’re here to help you reach those goals, whether they are to spend less, create an emergency savings fund, or something else…. (read more)

7 First-Time Home Buyer Tips You Need to Know for a Smooth Process (Infographic)

Congratulations! You’ve decided to buy a home. But before you cash out your 401(k), sell your stock, or even start looking at homes. There are things a first-time home buyer must know. And let’s face it. Getting into the nitty-gritty of home-buying isn’t the glamorous part of looking for your new home. However, the more… (read more)

How to Get Your Credit Back on Track

“How do I get my credit back on track?” According to data from the second quarter of 2019 from Experian, the average FICO® Score* in the U.S. is 703, which is considered “good” by most lenders. If your credit was damaged in the past because of divorce, missed payments, or bankruptcy, but you’ve taken steps… (read more)

How to Protect Yourself from Scamming and Fraud

Gotcha! If you shop online, keep one eye on your shopping cart because the holidays bring out false shipping notifications, payment fraud, and other scams. Because of scamming and fraud, identity theft protection has increased over the years. Being scammed isn’t fun. And when fraud is committed, it can wreak havoc on your life and… (read more)

Buying a New Home in the New Year? Use This Home Buying Checklist

Are you buying a new home in the new year? Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or already own a home and need a smaller or larger space, it’s a good idea to be prepared. After all, interest rates fluctuate from year-to-year, properties increase with value, new home developments seem to be everywhere, and much more…. (read more)

Holiday Tips: Get the Top Four Ways to Cut Costs

While the excitement of the holidays and gift-giving season can be a magical time for children, you may face many additional expenses during the last two months of the year. Whether its gifts, food, decorations, the perfect outfit for that holiday party, or airfare to visit family – there’s no denying the holidays can put… (read more)

Autumn: A Scary-Good Time to Buy a Home

Ah, fall. The season of changing leaves, apple cider, and pumpkin spice everything. But certainly not the time to buy a home, right? Wrong. Research shows that in the last few months of the year can be a great time for home buyers to purchase a new home. Here’s why: Less Competition We’ve gotten past… (read more)

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