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Tag Archives: Budgeting

9 Tips for Newlyweds: Marriage & Finances

Getting married and looking for money advice? Ready or ‘knot,’ guest blogger, Nichole Coyle, joins us today to discuss marriage and finances.   Transitioning from handling finances individually to merging two different financial systems, spending patterns, savings approaches, and financial goals can be challenging. Talking about these topics prior to your wedding day or in… (read more)

Come In, Save Money: Your First Dare2Compare

You may have heard us talk about it before, and you might have seen our television commercial for the Dare2Compare account review. Dare2Compare is a way that FFCCU could save you money. And it’s as easy as it sounds: a one-on-one meeting with a financial representative who will look through your individual situation and seek… (read more)

Learning About Money – 4 Tips for Your Kids

Tips to Teach Children How to Save and Spend Learning about money is an essential step in a child’s education. Early comprehension empowers kids to develop good spending habits from an early age. Then, as they get older, they will utilize those tips and make smart financial choices for their own families. The complexities of… (read more)

Financial Literacy for Teens

“Financial Literacy for Teens” … maybe sounds intimidating? We get it – you have a lot going on. Classes and homework. Extracurriculars to be on time for. You don’t want to abandon your friends, but your family needs you too. You might have to fill up a car with a tank of gas, cover bus… (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)

Everything Needs a Good Spring Cleaning, Even Your Finances

Here at FFCCU, we have lots of different ways to help you “tidy up” your finances. Taking a few minutes now to access your plan (or create one) can save you hours of stress and worry later. After all, a periodic check-up of your personal finances is always a great idea. How to Clean Up… (read more)