As a member of TFCU, you are uniquely positioned to manage your finances and watch your money grow on the best possible terms. Like the member of an elite club, you are entitled to exclusive privileges and individualized service, courtesy of your credit union.
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As a member of TFCU, you know that credit unions are always striving to serve their members and community in as many ways as possible. We value each member’s input as an equal owner in the credit union, and offer flexible loan terms as well as low-cost accounts. We…
Experts suggest to make a point to revisit your finances
before a large purchase or milestone, like getting married or buying a home. If
you’re not on a budget currently, it would be optimal to be prepared for more
than short term expenses. Mymoneycoach.com agrees and further states that “Using
a realistic budget…
Your home and auto insurance renews on a yearly basis. How does your agent handle the renewal process with you? Perhaps they send a letter or call you asking to review your current limits. The renewal is the perfect time to look at your policy to be sure you…
Saving shouldn’t be scary, and TFCU wants to make it the least scary thing you have to worry about. Let’s talk savings. According to Americasaves.org, those with a savings plan are twice as likely to save successfully.
It can be daunting to say you want to save 500 dollars by…
Did you know there were 14.4 million victims of identity theft in 2018? According to Javelin Strategy, each case cost the victim an average of $1,050 – and that’s only the cost in dollars. When an individual’s identity is stolen, the thief wreaks major havoc on the victim’s financial…
Q: I’ve just signed a lease on a new apartment and I’m wondering if I should be taking out a renter’s insurance policy as well. What do I need to know?
A: Purchasing a renter’s insurance policy when signing a lease on a new apartment is a good idea.
Thanks to rising market…
When disaster strikes, so do the scams. It’s the
season of hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes and more. If you live in an area
that’s prone to storms and flooding, or you volunteer to help the victims of
natural disasters, beware of these four post-disaster scams so you’re not taken
for a ride.
1. Bogus charities
Q: I’ve had some trouble with credit in the past, but I’m trying to turn over a new leaf. I
think I’m doing everything right, but my credit score still isn’t rising! What gives?
A: Credit scores can
affect you more than you know. Employers look at credit scores.
Landlords look at credit scores.
Bill providers look at credit scores,
and they might decide to charge you…
Repairing your credit can be an uphill
battle. You’re looking at months of hard work, negotiating with creditors,
reworking your budget and identifying the factors that are making your credit score lag. In short,
it’s a hassle and it takes lots of time.
Those two aspects are what makes credit repair
scams so successful. They know you’re looking for a…