Don't Let These Financial Terms Scare You



Have you ever been intimidated by financial terms you’re unsure about? Many people have the same fearful reaction when they hear terms like “credit check,” “home equity loan,” and “line of credit.” Let’s look into the meaning of these terms to better understand their benefits and alleviate fear.

Don't Scare Your Budget this Halloween



Halloween is an exciting time of year for many families. Whether it’s trick or treating, Halloween parties, or finding the perfect costume, there’s plenty of things to plan for. Did you know consumers spend an average of $86 on Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation? Here are some tips for enjoying Halloween on a budget.

The Risks of Using the Same Password for Everything



In today’s digital age, you can now unlock your phone with your fingerprint or facial recognition. You have two-factor identification to log in to your credit union account. And maybe you have a 40-character password with numbers, letters, capitalization, and symbols. All of these extra layers of security are great, but are your passwords really secure?

As security systems are constantly advancing, so are the “bad guys” and their tactics. In honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, here are some ways to help better protect yourself from hackers.