Category Archives: BeMoneySmart

How to Build Good Credit in College

You have most likely heard people talk about the importance of having good credit. It’s also likely you were never taught what “credit” even means or how to improve it. Let’s face it, you probably didn’t learn about it in … Continue reading

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Best Times to Buy 2017

When you’re mulling over a major purchase, the right price can often tip the scales. If you’re patient, willing to research and time your buys just right, you can save quite a bit of green. Here are the best things … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic: Filing Taxes As A College Student

Imagine skipping a day of class, then coming into the next session and seeing a test. You open the packet and see what appears to be gibberish staring back at you. Everyone else around you seems to have a perfect … Continue reading

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5 Tips for an Affordable Wedding

According to a new report by a leading wedding magazine, The Knot, the average American wedding cost has eclipsed $35,000. That’s more than half of the yearly median income! Most of that spending isn’t on lavish luxuries for bride and … Continue reading

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Romance On A Budget: How To Woo For Less

It might feel like spring is far away, but love is still in the air. It’s almost St. Valentine’s Day, and that means it’s time to do something special for that special someone in your life. How can you show … Continue reading

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Meet the Smart Family

Follow one family’s hilarious journey to becoming MoneySmart Whether you’re a parent, a baby, a teen or anywhere in-between, BeMoneySmart is the perfect way to learn together, as a family, how to save and spend money wisely. Simply visit BeMoneySmart.org, where you can watch the adventures of the … Continue reading

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President's Message December 2015

Happy Holidays from UCCU! At UCCU, we know that money is not the most important thing in life,but it is an important tool in providing for our families and assuring their security. As your financial partner, we at UCCU want … Continue reading

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Meet the Smarts

2015 is coming to an end, and 2016 is approaching quickly.  Have you thought about a financial plan for the upcoming year?  Meet the Smart Family; three kids, two parents, and one mission: to be MoneySmart.  Utah Community Credit Union … Continue reading

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5 Mortgage Shopping Tips

Buying a home is exciting but also stressful.  It requires research, patience, and time to find that perfect home you’ve been dreaming of.  What most people do not understand are the many options they can choose from when it comes … Continue reading

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Meet Kim Jackson: UCCU Board Member

Education: Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree in Accounting, Brigham Young University. Experience: Utah County Clerk Auditor, Novell Internal Auditing Department Current Position: Utah County Treasurer Kim Jackson is a man of numbers and he has the resume to prove it. … Continue reading

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