Other posts in the Financial Services Category

Millionaire Secrets to Success

September 30th, 2013

Patience and hard work aren't all you need to reach financial success. We've got some secrets from self-made millionaires to help you make your own fortune: Set some clear goals. You’ve got to dream big if you want to succeed on a large scale. Don’t be afraid of your ambitions.

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How to Budget

February 18th, 2013

You can make your own budget worksheet using either a pen and paper or a computer spreadsheet program. Think of your budget in terms of two things: money and time. Money, of course, is divided into its own two categories: Income and Expenses. Follow these steps to make your budget worksheet: List your income in

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Map Out Your Finances

January 14th, 2013

The details of our financial lives can be tricky, and without a clear road map it’s easy to feel lost. Changes in tax laws and the family structure offer potential complications in how we handle our money, so heed these tips as you make financial plans for the future. Invest. If you have extra money

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We’ve Branched Out!

October 5th, 2012

A huge misconception about credit unions is that you’re limited on where you can do your banking. Sure, many credit unions have only a couple branches, but that doesn’t stop us from serving members wherever they are. Shared Branching Thanks to something we call shared branching, credit unions share facilities across the country. What this

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Discover the Benefits of Online Bill Pay

September 4th, 2012

The typical household pays 10-15 bills every month. But paying bills is a task that few people truly enjoy. Here’s how some folks do it. First, there’s the frantic hunt for the bills, which have been stashed away in a drawer or on top of the fridge. Then there’s the frenzied search for the checkbook,

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Mobile Banking Services

August 16th, 2012

Our Mobile Banking Services You’ve probably heard by now that Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union offers mobile banking services to its members. You can check account balances, pay bills, review transactions, transfer funds, and perform other account management activities through your mobile phone. You won’t pay extra for these essential services, either. Mobile banking through

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A Safer and More Flexible Way To Grow Your Money

July 30th, 2012

Unless you’ve been hiding out in the mountains with no access to the Internet, TV or radio, you are aware of what’s been going on with Wall Street. Namely, the stock market has been up and down like a drunken yo-yo. Such volatility is nothing new, but it’s definitely not for the faint-of-heart – and

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How Financial Guidance can be Beneficial

April 24th, 2012

Creating a plan for managing finances is important at every stage of life. It is not always easy to implement and follow because unexpected expenses can crop up at any time, and job situations can change, especially when the economy takes a downturn. Financial guidance can assist you in changing your habits by offering various

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Smart Tips on Planning for Retirement

April 17th, 2012

Many people have set goals for their retirement. Others don’t even want to think about it. It is important to consider what sources of income and savings will be available when planning for retirement. Building a money reserve is one of the most important aspects of this planning process. Experts advise people to start as

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Look for a Smarter Way to Manage Your Money

March 20th, 2012

If you fall into a typical income bracket, then most likely you have a limited amount of money to spend. Budgeting can be a challenge, and unanticipated expenses can regularly come up, tacking onto rent, car payments, and other financial obligations most people have. What you have left of your income for spending can be

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