Other posts in the Savings Category

Is a Money Market the Best Choice for Me?

Are you looking for a way to save money, but a savings account isn’t enough? A money market account is a no-risk, higher interest way to put your money away for a rainy day. What is a Money Market Account? A money market account is basically a savings account that offers easier withdrawals and a

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Save on Back-to-School Shopping

While this school year is going to be an unusual one, one thing remains the same … Our kids will need school supplies! Since back-to-school shopping is hard to avoid, we figured we’d give you a few ways you can save on supplies. Do an Inventory Chances are, you have plenty of school supplies left

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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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