The summer and fall months are a great time to get some home improvement projects and remodels finished. But for most of us, money and time are both factors in deciding what to do and how to get it done. We’ve put together some projects you can do on a tight budget and timeline.
The world would be a simpler place if the only expense you had were your mortgage or housing expenses. But life isn’t free or that simple — especially when you own a home. That’s why we’ve compiled 10 expenses you’ll likely have beyond what you owe on your home loan.
Financial Fitness…fast! Speed date with our financial wellness experts and enjoy a sunny afternoon at our Hawthorne branch with financial fun and games for kids too! Saturday, June 22nd from 11am to 1pm.
It’s been a long winter. Before summer arrives and you’re out on some much-needed adventures, now is the perfect time to roll up your sleeves for some springtime home maintenance.
Buying a new or used vehicle can be a big investment. But as any economist will tell you, gas-powered cars and trucks do not typically go up in value. With every passing mile, your vehicle is worth less and less. Thankfully, you can slow that depreciation, get more miles out of your favorite mode of transportation for less money, and stay safer on the road with these nine conventional car care tips.
So you’ve set a budget and it looks perfect on paper. You established different spending categories and set what seems like reasonable limits. Yet somehow it just doesn’t work out month after month. Sound familiar? The first thing to do is double check that your budget is reasonable given factors like income and goals. But if everything looks set up for success, then ask yourself if any of these common financial habits are derailing your well-laid plans.
When you don’t have enough money in your account to cover a bill or other charge and the account goes into the negative, the transaction is left unpaid and you’ll be given a Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF) fee. These fees can add up quickly if you’re not checking your account or receiving account notifications. Plus, it can leave your bills unpaid. Here are six ways to avoid overdrawing on your account.
The current housing market might make it easier to sell a house in most neighborhoods, but there are still ways to expedite the sale of your home. Give these tips a try, and most experts agree you’ll have an easier time making a sale.
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?
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.