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11 Ways to Save on Summer Travel

Whether you’re planning a road trip this summer or just want to cut down on summer traveling expenses, follow these eleven strategies to help save money any day of the week: 1. Plan ahead. Map out your routes for the most efficient trip and use of gas. Smartphone apps like

Maintaining, Repairing and Upgrading: Spring Home Projects

Now that spring has blossomed into full-on allergy mode, the time we spend outside is even more appreciated — especially with the help of a good antihistamine. The next time you venture out, take a moment to do a walk-around inspection of the old homestead. See some room for improvements?

How to Get Your Finances in Order in 4 Steps

Getting out of the revolving cycle of debt may seem intimidating, but with a little guidance you can breathe easy! According to CreditCards.com, the average American adult has $4,878 in consumer debt. Not all debt is bad and managed properly can increase your credit score ultimately achieving better rates, saving you money

Fresh Perspective: My Financial Goals for 2016

By Ashley Scroggins My family was dealt with a game changer in 2015. We became first time parents and haven’t slowed down since. This year we have lofty goals and what better way to achieve your dreams than by sharing them with a bunch of strangers on the internet! Follow

When Does it Make Sense to Consolidate Debt

Debt can be hard to crawl out of, especially when payments on credit cards, consumer loans and student loans continue to pile up on top of your living expenses. Overwhelmed with a blizzard of monthly bills, many people look at consolidation as an alternative. Streamlining debts can be a useful

Resolve Not to Do These 6 Things in 2016

It’s tempting to get swept up in dreams of the future and look right past what we need to do today to help make them a reality. So whether you want to improve your credit score, slash your debt or finally start that emergency fund, we’ll be your supporting role

Building Credit as a College Student

College is a time for gaining new skills, making lasting friendships and discovering your direction in life. It’s also an excellent time to begin establishing credit. Here’s what you need to know to establish credit scores that will bring lasting benefits. Credit scores 101 Lenders use credit scores as a

5 Things to do This November

1. “Remember, Remember the 5th of November!” Bank Transfer day is a reminder that you are a part of something pretty great! You know all the benefits of being a member of a credit union, so share that knowledge with friends and family. For every person you refer to Tigers