Other posts in the Savings Category

Small Changes Lead to Big Savings

Do you find the idea of saving money overwhelming? The problem is when most of us think of saving money, we think of big, sweeping changes we should make. But there are many small changes you can make that can help you start saving money right away. Here are a few to get you started:

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How to Become Financially Independent from Your Parents

If you’re like many 20-somethings, you either still live at home with your parents or they’re helping you pay your bills. Don’t despair. According to a study by Pew Research, 45% of young adults ages 18 to 29 say they’ve received a lot or some financial help from their parents in the past 12 months.

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Kids Count at WWFCU

As parents, we all want to set our kids on a solid financial path. A great way to do this is to open a savings account with them. Who? Is there an ideal age for a child to have a savings account? It partially depends on the child. They should have a beginning understanding of

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The CARES Act and Your Retirement Savings

Thanks to the recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into legislation, you’re able to access up to $100,000 of your retirement savings without having the usual 10% penalty fee for early withdrawal. This is as long as you put the money back into your retirement account within three years. The CARES

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9 Creative Ways to Cut Costs During the Coronavirus

Layoffs and cutbacks due to COVID-19 have left many people unable to pay monthly bills. If reducing your grocery bills and other monthly expenses still finds you coming up short, we have a few creative tips to help you cut your monthly costs. Utility Bills Many utility companies are willing to work with their customers

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Money Lessons for Homebound Kids

If you’re stuck at home with your kids during the coronavirus outbreak, you’re probably grasping at ways to keep your young ones busy. We always think financial education should be a top priority no matter how old you are, but now may be the perfect time to teach your kids a thing or two about

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Coronavirus and Your Money

Staying healthy isn’t the only concern these days. The coronavirus is also affecting our wallets. We want our members healthy and to keep your financial stresses at a minimum, so here are a few tips to help. Keep Your Savings Safe – Some people panic during stressful times and want to withdraw all their savings.

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Making Saving Painless

Do you find yourself making excuses on why you can’t save money? Hopefully, our tips will make it easier to save and harder to keep coming up with excuses on why you can’t. Make it Automatic Do you have direct deposit from your employer? Chances are you can designate more than one account for your

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Financial Goals for Each Decade of Your Life

A person’s financial goals grow and change with the individual. Your goals in your 20s aren’t usually the same as when you’re 50. We wanted to give you an overview of what some of your financial goals should be, decade by decade. Your 20s Set Up Good Habits Now is the time to put your

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Surviving the Holidays on a Budget

Shoppers are expected to spend around $731 billion on the holidays this year, with the average person projected to spend at least $885. It may sound like a lot, but it’s easy to go over your budget at the holidays. We’ve got some useful tips to help you rein in your expenses this season. Make

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