Financial Tips

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October 2, 2019

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, 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 the end of the upcoming year, rather than try to look at how much you save each month much so you can get to that yearly goal! Keeping short term savings goals in sight makes it easily obtainable.

What’s the purpose of a budget you may ask?

Budgeting helps you put your money to work in the best way possible towards your financial goals. Budgeting can help you stay on top of your monthly and yearly finances, save for the future, get and stay out of debt which all in turn helps you relieve stress!

We cannot track every unexpected expense that comes up in our budget but what we can do is take control of our finances by tracking our income. Once the expenses are tracked, you can find where to make adjustments in terms of spending or saving. Mapping out your expenses can help you pay off debt and reduce future expenses.

Just like when you start a diet, you have a certain goal to reach in mind but you need to monitor your progress, simply by hopping on a scale from time to time, then making adjustments if necessary.



Banking Made Easy

At TFCU, we are committed to offering an extensive range of products and services designed specifically with you in mind! We want to make your banking experience as easy as possible by giving you convenient access to manage your accounts on the go, all while providing you with the latest and greatest banking technology.

In addition to banking products & services, TFCU has several affiliate companies known as Credit Union Service Organizations! These companies allow us to offer Insurance Services, Financial Services & Real Estate Services to our members.

TFCU membership is available to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Bristol County, Massachusetts; Bristol, Kent, Newport and Providence counties in Rhode Island; and the Rhode Island towns of Charlestown, Exeter, Hopkinton, Narragansett, New Shoreham, North Kingstown, Richmond and South Kingstown. Membership is also open to immediate family members of existing members.

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Throughout November we collected food for local food pantries and distributed it last week. In addition, TFCU staff donated $100 to support additional food pantries as part of the TFCU Dress Down Program. 
We’re proud to be able to have assisted the following organizations through these efforts: •Taunton Area Community Table
•Dighton Community Food Bank
•Rehoboth Food Pantry
•Raynham Food Basket
•St Vincent De Paul in Taunton
•Sacred Heart Food Pantry in Middleboro
•Rhode Island Community Food Bank
•Mercy Meals and More in New Bedford
•MO Life Food Pantry in New Bedford
•Coyle & Cassidy High School Food Pantry in Taunton

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We encourage you today, and any time you can, to give back to your community and help support those in need. All year round TFCU is involved in the communities we serve and gives back through volunteerism and sponsorships.

If you are aware of a local charity with a worthwhile cause and would like TFCU to consider making a donation, please click here to submit a request:

  • Happy Thanksgiving from TFCU! We wish you all a safe and happy holiday!

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?
  • TFCU will be closed on Thursday, November 28th in observance of Thanksgiving!
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