Back to School Budgeting

While the holidays are infamous for devouring your hard-earned greens, there’s another time each year that blesses your money with wings to find new roosts in the pockets of store owners. That’s right: back to school season. If you’re living on a dime and looking for supplies for the upcoming school year, check out these tips about how and where […]

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What Can I Do About Robocalls?

Are you sick of grabbing your ringing phone five times a day only to find yet another robocaller on the other end? If robocalls are getting to you, you’re not alone. Those super-annoying automatic calls have recently exploded, and it’s enough to make anyone go bonkers. More than 30 billion robocalls were made in the United States in 2017, and […]

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UCCU Book Review – The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win

When we see people achieving the incredible, we usually assume they were born with greater talents than we possess. Maybe it’s more willpower, an innate talent or resilience that pushes them ahead. Or maybe they simply have a tremendous amount of motivation that propels them forward and helps them reach their goals. Jeff Haden, in his new book, The Motivation […]

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What’s the Best Way to Finance a Home Renovation

Q: I’m doing some home renovations this summer and I’m not sure how to finance this expense. There are so many loan options, but which one makes the most sense?  A: Whether you’re gutting your entire kitchen or turning your basement into a home theater, we’ve got you covered! As a UCCU member, you have several choices when it comes to funding a […]

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Investing – Step #11: Expect Fluctuations

If there’s one constant in the stock market, it’s that the stock market is never constant. It will continue to fluctuate every single day. This means share prices are constantly rising and falling. Consequently, so do the market values of stocks and companies. This happens as a result of changes in the supply and demand for the stock. To break […]

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