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How to Survive Tough Financial Times

February 22nd, 2019

Whether you’re a victim of the federal government shutdown, a recent layoff or just too much debt, don’t despair. There are some simple steps you can take to help you survive these tough times: Cut back Review spending habits– This should be your first step. Put together a budget of what’s coming in and what’s

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Beware of IRS Tax Scams

February 21st, 2019

Tax season is here. It’s not only a time filled with W-2s and receipts – but scams as well. You’ll want to be on your guard to protect yourself this time of year.  IRS Imposter Scams Whether it’s by phone, mail or email, IRS scammers will often try one of two approaches to get your

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Why You Should Love Your Credit Union

February 14th, 2019

Many of our members make their deposits, withdrawals and payments without thinking much about what being a WWFCU member truly means. That’s okay, we don’t mind. But in honor of Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d share the top eight reasons why our members love WWFCU.  Low RatesCredit unions are known for their low loan interest rates.

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Your Tax Prep Guide and Checklist

February 7th, 2019

The end of January has come and gone, which means you should have all of your important tax documents by now. You know what that means? It’s time to gather everything to get ready to file your tax returns. Whether you file your own taxes or get them done, you’ll still need to tackle this

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Emergency Fund Basics

January 30th, 2019

While we were already planning on writing about emergency funds, doing so in the aftermath of the partial government shutdown seems more than timely! Employees were laid off for 35 days and it still might be weeks before they see a paycheck. Would you be able to survive a month or two without a paycheck?

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Is it Time to Refinance Your Auto Loan?

January 24th, 2019

When most of us think of loan refinancing, we think of mortgages. But you can also refinance your auto loan– which is even easier! There are two main reasons you should refinance your auto loan: You’ve found a lower interest rate Your credit score has improved Lower Rate If you don’t already know, credit unions historically

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3 Money Resolutions for Millennials (and Others!)

January 17th, 2019

Millennials are now at the age where they’re buying cars and homes as well as starting families. With all of these financial responsibilities, some other money needs can slip through the cracks. Nothing like having a new year to help you focus on finances. Here are three major money matters Millennials should tackle in 2019:

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How to Dig Out of Holiday Debt

January 10th, 2019

Did you pack on some extra pounds as well as debt over the holidays? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Consumer’s spent an average of just over $1,000 this holiday season. Like those extra pounds, it takes more work to whittle debt down than it did to gain it. That’s why WWFCU put together some helpful

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Top 10 Financial Resolutions

January 3rd, 2019

Although dieting and good health may top most people’s New Year’s resolutions, WWFCU thinks you should add some financial resolutions to your list. Below are our top ten – feel free to pick and choose the ones that work best for you.  Sign up for credit monitoringPeriodically checking your credit union and credit card statements

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WWFCU Celebrates International Credit Union Day by Rewarding its Members

October 16th, 2018

October 18, 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of International Credit Union (ICU) Day. Since 1948, credit unions around the world have come together annually on the third Thursday in October to commemorate the credit union movement’s history and achievements. About ICU Day For over 150 years, credit unions worldwide have proudly collaborated to put people before

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