Recent College Grad? Here are 10 Money Saving Tips

June 13th, 2019

You’ve graduated – congratulations! Now what? Getting your degree has been your goal for so long, you probably didn’t think much about what happens after you get your diploma. Yep, it’s time to be a grown-up, this includes all of the financial responsibilities that come with it.  Here are ten tips to help you navigate

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5 Ways to Save for Summer Vacation

June 6th, 2019

How many times have you vowed you were going to take a summer vacation only to not have the funds when the time comes? WWFCU thinks you deserve a vacation this summer, so we put together five tips to help you save for it: Budget TripThe first important step to take is to figure out

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What Can Mobile Banking Do for You?

May 28th, 2019

The average American spends nearly four hours a day on their smartphone, and about a third of U.S. smartphone users use mobile banking or mobile banking apps. As a WWFCU member, you’re in luck! We offer both mobile banking and a mobile banking app. Whether you’re already familiar with our mobile banking or are new

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Top Financial Tips for New Parents

May 23rd, 2019

Being a new parent comes with a lot of decisions. From picking the right stroller and car seat to the perfect name, making the right choices can be stressful. We hate adding to your parental to-do list, but now is the time to add some financially-related tasks to your list as well. Insurance Add Your

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Fixed Rate vs. Adjustable Rate Mortgages

May 16th, 2019

From picking neighborhoods and school districts, to dealing with down payments and home inspections, there are a lot of choices homebuyers need to make. A major decision, one that will affect your finances for years, is what kind of mortgage to get: fixed or adjustable rate.  The most popular type of mortgage is fixed-rate, which means

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Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) Basics

May 14th, 2019

Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) When purchasing a home, there are many different costs to factor into a budget. While many people are aware of expenses like taxes and the cost of making repairs, there are some costs that people don’tthink about, such as Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI). PMI is an additional monthly expense added to your

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Essential Tips for First-time Homebuyers

May 9th, 2019

The thought of buying your first home can be thrilling – and intimidating. Whether you’ve just started the homebuying journey or you’re in the middle of the process, we’ve got some tips to help you along the way. These tips can be a refresher if this isn’t your first time house-hunting as well.  Down PaymentIt

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7 Smart Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund

May 2nd, 2019

You can maximize your tax refund in several ways — from paying off high-interest debt to investing in a business or saving for retirement. One or more of these options could be the perfect fit for you. Pay Off High-Interest DebtHas a high-interest credit card balance been a thorn in your side? Resist temptation to

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Should You Touch Your 401(k)?

April 25th, 2019

If you’ve taken saving for your future seriously, chances are you have a 401(k). In case you’re unfamiliar with the term, a 401(k) is a savings/investing plan from employers that gives you a tax break on any money you set aside for retirement. Good savers can accumulate a tidy sum in these types of accounts,

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8 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

April 18th, 2019

Your house and yard aren’t the only things that need a little extra attention this spring – so do your finances. Spring is the perfect time to take a step back and look at the bigger picture and tend to the financial areas that need help. We have eight tips to help you spring clean

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