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How to raise financially smart children

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Apr 26, 2017 10:44:57 AM

As a parent, there are many lessons that you’re responsible for teaching your children. From tying their shoes to riding a bike without training wheels, your job as a parent never ends. Then, on top of those responsibilities, you also have to teach them about the one thing most parents don’t feel confident about — managing money.

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Topics: National Credit Union Youth Week, money tips, youth Month, money lessons

Four money lessons to teach your children

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Apr 11, 2017 9:55:06 AM

It's never too early to teach your children about money. In fact, the earlier the better. Here are four money lessons you can start teaching your child today. 

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Topics: National Credit Union Youth Week, Youth Financial Education, money tips, money, youth Month

How credit unions make your kids financially strong

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Apr 7, 2017 10:51:32 AM

All parents want their kids to grow up healthy. Usually, this discussion focuses on getting them to eat more vegetables and spend less time in front of screens. Too few think about their kids’ well-being in terms of their financial health.

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Topics: National Credit Union Youth Week, Money Management, Youth Financial Education, youth Month

How to teach your child to ‘give a hoot’ about money and the importance of saving

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Apr 4, 2017 12:07:50 PM

The first step to teaching your kids about money is talking about money. 

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Topics: Money Management, Youth Financial Education, money tips, youth Month

Money Market vs. CD [infographic]

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Mar 29, 2017 1:52:08 PM

When you're ready to make an investment, sometimes it's hard to figure out where to start. Use the infographic below to find out what's the best investment option for you.

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Topics: Savings, CDs, certificate of deposits, investing, money market

Build your savings or pay off debt? It really depends on your goals

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Mar 21, 2017 11:03:20 AM

Deciding whether you should prioritize saving money over paying off debt isn’t an easy decision to make. In fact, it’s one of the top financial dilemmas many Americans face when planning their financial futures. So … what’s the best option? It really depends on your situation. Here’s how to determine the best option for you.

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Topics: Debt, Debt Reduction, Savings

It pays to start saving now — the importance of compound interest

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Mar 14, 2017 11:50:16 AM

In case you haven’t heard, compound interest is the best.

You may remember it as an equation you had to memorize for math class, but it’s so much more than that. It’s the concept that powers all sorts of savings and investment products and, over time, allows you to turn your money into, well, more money!

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Topics: Save Money, Savings, money tips, compound interest, investing

The benefits of opening a certificate of deposit [infographic]

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Mar 6, 2017 10:55:24 AM

Certificates of Deposit, better known as CDs, are low-risk investment options that allow you to grow your money over a period-of-time. CDs are a great option for people who are committed to saving a set amount of money, since you cannot add money to your investment. Check out the benefits of opening a CD.

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Topics: Savings, money, CDs, investments, certificate of deposits

Here’s what you need to know about CDs

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Feb 28, 2017 11:26:03 AM

You received your tax refund or work bonus… now what? With that large sum of cash, many Americans pay-off debt and make major purchases, but there’s another good option for your cash—investments! We’re not talking about risky stock market investments, but a low-risk option like a Certificate of Deposit.

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Topics: Investment Services, CDs, investments

Three smart money moves to make with your tax refund

Posted by Community Choice Credit Union on Feb 14, 2017 2:22:10 PM

According to the IRS, the average tax refund is $3,000. Yes – 3,000 big ones! What’s the first thing that you’ll do with your windfall of cash? Save it, of course! While you may be tempted to blow your money on things like electronics or a new wardrobe, we encourage you to resist the temptation to spend. Use your refund in one of these three ways and you’ll thank yourself.

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Topics: Taxes, Savings, Personal Finance, money tips, tax refund

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