Why Use a Digital Wallet?

September 12th, 2019

If you haven’t fully jumped on the digital/mobile wallet bandwagon, now might be the time. A digital wallet is a smartphone app like Apple Pay, Google Pay or Samsung Pay that lets you store your debit and credit cards in it and then pay for transactions with just a tap. Many people haven’t used a

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Money Lessons with Back-to-School Shopping

September 5th, 2019

For most kids, back-to-school shopping is all about finding the perfect pencil bag or backpack. But as their parents, it’s up to you to take it up a notch and use it to teach them a few financial lessons as well: Budgeting– Work with your kids to put together a shopping list and then a

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How to Raise Money-Smart Kids

August 29th, 2019

For some parents, talking to their kids about money is almost as difficult as discussing the birds and the bees. Don’t be one of those parents! Talking to your kids about money should basically be a series of easy, simple and straightforward conversations that you have throughout their lives. No pressure, right? Early Elementary Before

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Get the Most Out of Online Banking

August 22nd, 2019

If you’re like most of us, you use online banking to check your balances, account statements and maybe pay a bill or two. But there’s so much you can do! As much as we love seeing you in our lobby or drive-thru, you can perform many of your daily transactions using our online banking. What

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Top 4 Reasons You Need a CD

August 15th, 2019

There are literally dozens of ways you can save and invest your money these days. But the truth is, most of us are looking for something simple, dependable and relatively risk-free. If that’s what you want, then a certificate of deposit (CD) may be the answer. (They’re called share certificates at WWFCU.) The ABCs of

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Paying for College at WWFCU

August 8th, 2019

It’s no secret that college tuition seems to increase by leaps and bounds every year. According to U.S. News & World Report, in-state public college averages $9,716 for the 2018-2019 year and $35,676 for private colleges. Multiply that by the two to four years you’ll need to attend, it really adds up. Never fear, Wayne

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Save Money this Back-to-School Season

August 1st, 2019

Who knew that erasers and binders could cost so much? Americans spent over $28 billion on back-to-school purchases in 2018. That’s an average of about $650 per child. Scary, huh? Your bottom line doesn’t need to be so scary or so high. We have a few tips to help you save some money this back-to-school

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Three Jars: Teach Your Kids to Save, Spend and Give

July 25th, 2019

If your kids are like most, any money you give them burns a hole in their pockets. This isn’t that different from most adults, come to think of it! As parents, you want to set your kids on the right money path as soon as possible so they learn the value of saving and giving

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Should You Retire or Become an Entrepreneur?

July 18th, 2019

The average age that people are retiring these days is 60. For the past twenty years, that number has slowly been rising. The main reason is that we’re living longer so we’re choosing to work longer. The other reason is aging workers can’t rely on a pension or social security to sustain them in their

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Yes, You Can Get a Personal Loan

July 11th, 2019

By now, you’ve probably heard a lot about the “credit union difference” and how credit unions are better than banks (at least we think so!). But what does that mean to you, our members? Well, a heck of a lot when it comes to personal loans. Consider making a credit union your first stop when

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