We are excited to announce that we have a new auto buying partner! You know that Rivermark is a great place to get pre-approved for an auto loan at one of the most competitive rates around. But did you know that Enterprise Car Sales is different than buying from anyone else?
Credit is everywhere! From auto loans to mortgages to credit cards, there’s a whole lot of credit everywhere. The older you get, the more people will try to sell it to you. The bottom line is that all that credit costs you money—and some loans will cost a lot more than others. It’s all too easy to get trapped in a very expensive loan.
April is National Credit Union Youth Month! Financial education is crucial, and we want to help you teach your children about the importance of being responsible with money and saving for the future.
Putting money away for a rainy day (or a sunny one, for that matter), will give you added security in case of emergency, and will help you avoid financial pit-falls like high credit card debt. Understanding the different savings options available arms you with the knowledge you need to make the most of the money you save.
Automatically putting money away into your savings account is the easiest way to ensure you’re growing your savings. For Rivermark members, automating these transfers to your savings is very easy! Follow these simple steps:
For a lot of folks, the first step to setting a budget is often the hardest, because you have to stare your ‘bad’ habits right in the face (for example, your daily double-mocha-whipped-yumminess). But once you get a handle on where your money is going, you can set realistic goals for spending (and saving). So, take a deep breath and dive right in.
"Emergency savings" is money set aside to cover unexpected personal expenses. It's suggested that you have six months of essential living expenses saved in case of an emergency, however 28%* of Americans have no emergency savings at all.
Buying a car can be stressful. Before you go car shopping, prepare yourself with these 5 tips.
Whether you're cruising down the highway of independence or shifting gears into adulthood, buying your first car is an exciting milestone. It's a journey that takes a bit of planning and decision-making, and here at Rivermark Credit Union, we're all about helping you navigate through this process.
Buying a vehicle is generally among the largest purchases you’ll make, so it's important to get a vehicle that meets your needs and wants. When it’s time to go car shopping, start by asking yourself these 10 questions.