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CU Walk the Money Talk: Breaking Down Credit Scores

Hello! Welcome to our new web series “CU Walk the Money Talk” where the credit union’s very own, Ashley Scroggins and Lori Hudson discuss personal finance topics that make it easier to digest (and yes fun!). We hope you enjoy our series and make sure to subscribe to get updates

July Financial Checklist

1. Suns out, buns out! Summer cookout season is in full gear. Consider these precautions as you’re sure to cook up some great memories this summer. And don’t forget to check out our Pinterest board for some great grilling recipes. 2. Apply for Next Years’ College Scholarships Have a kid

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

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

Look Before You Leap: Types of Debt You Can Consolidate

If you’ve been accumulating a bunch of loans with high interest rates and huge monthly payments, you may be considering consolidating your debts into a single, lower interest rate loan. This takes some of the burden off being able to afford your bills by lowering your monthly payments. >> Read