If you’re always wondering how you’re going to pay the next bill, feel guilty when you indulge in overpriced treats and you can’t seem to find money to put into savings, then you probably need a budget.Read More
Summer is a time for fun and excitement, but it can also be super expensive. Summertime can be a season of major life changes like household moves, weddings, or purchasing that boat you’ve been eyeing.
Before you start swiping the plastic for everything under the sun, Cooperative Teachers Credit Union recommends considering a personal loan to stay within your budget.Read More
It isn’t easy to be holed up at home with just your family for company. After two days, you may be thinking there isn’t enough coffee or chocolate in this world for a parent who’s stuck home with their kids for weeks at a time. As the parent, though, you have the unique opportunity to…Read More
1. Reduce stress Stress hormones strain the immune system so it can’t do its best at protecting us from those nasty bacteria, says Dr. Tammy Born of the Born Clinic, Grand Rapids, Mich. Reduce the amount of stress in your life by practicing mindfulness, keeping in touch with friends and family through virtual means while social gatherings…Read More
A 15-year loan generally carries a lower interest rate than a 30-year loan. If national interest rates are falling when you refinance, and/or your credit has improved since you bought your home, your interest rate can be even lower.Read More
Harmful bacteria and viruses can lurk in places you’d never suspect, and knowing those places inside and outside the home, can help you avoid getting sick this winter.Read More
Use this FREE workbook to map our your financial goals, track them throughout the year, celebrate your successes, and get on the way to reaching your ultimate goal!Read More
‘Tis the season to be merry-except sometimes, it’s not.
No one wants to be the Grinch on Christmas. So, if you tend to feel stressed or down when the holidays roll around, here are eight tips to help you turn that frown into a genuine smile.Read More