Can Being Thankful Help Your Finances?

November 21st, 2019

By now you’ve probably heard that keeping a gratitude journal can help make you happier. But can being grateful/thankful help make you richer? Perhaps. Increased Productivity Boosting your daily gratitude can actually help boost your bottom line due to increased productivity. It turns out the happier you are, the chances are you’re more inclined to

Read on

Holiday Shopping Fraud Alert

November 14th, 2019

‘Tis the season for not only family gatherings, good food and holiday shopping – it’s also the season for fraud. With all of the stress that comes with the holidays, it’s easy to let your guard down. To help protect our members, WWFCU is offering these scam alerts: E-skimming Scammers find weak links on online

Read on

Which to Choose – Credit or Debit?

November 13th, 2019

Credit or debit? Most of us are asked that question several times a week when using our debit card. But do you truly know what the difference is and which is the best choice for you? Choosing Debit You use your PIN for purchases It’s an offline transaction when you check out There are lower

Read on

When’s the Best Time to Buy a Car?

November 7th, 2019

So, you’ve been scrimping and saving to buy a new car. But is now the best time for the best deal? Before you spend more of that hard-earned money than you should, we’ve got some tips on when is the ideal time to buy a car. No Weekends While the weekends might be the easiest

Read on

Saving Doesn’t Need to Be Scary

October 30th, 2019

Saving money. It’s something we all mean to do, but never seem to get around to. For some, it’s the inconvenience of moving money around in their accounts. To others, it’s the panic that if they save a percentage of their income, they won’t have enough money to live off of. The good news is

Read on

What is a Christmas/Holiday Account?

October 24th, 2019

Christmas accounts first began in the early 1900s, created to help credit union members be able to afford holiday shopping. Today, they’re still going strong with nearly three-quarters of U.S. credit unions offering them. How many times have you set money aside in your checking or regular savings account for the holidays, only to have

Read on

Celebrating International Credit Union Day

October 17th, 2019

Happy International Credit Union Day (ICU Day)! Thanks to the Credit Union National Association, the third Thursday in October has been set aside to celebrate U.S. credit unions since 1948. WWFCU Celebrates ICU Day ICU Day gives us the opportunity to celebrate the credit union movement and to thank our community. On October 17, 2019,

Read on

Twelve Easy Ways to Save Money

October 10th, 2019

In honor of National Savings Day on October 12, we thought we’d give you some realistic ways to save money. If you’re like most, you have the best intentions when it comes to saving, but have a hard time following through. That’s why we have twelve easy ways to save: Credit Cards Pay your cards

Read on

Do You Need Life Insurance?

October 3rd, 2019

Oftentimes, life insurance is one of those things we put off getting. If you have people relying or depending on you, chances are you should think about getting a policy. Types of Insurance If you decide to take the plunge, you’ll need to decide what type of life insurance policy you need. There are two

Read on

Tips to Help Protect Yourself from Fraud

September 27th, 2019

You wouldn’t leave your cash or credit cards out in public for anyone to use, would you? These days you need to protect yourself and your money from thieves and hackers in all you do. The smarter technology becomes, the savvier thieves are becoming as well. The amount of credit card numbers being exposed to

Read on