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Emergency Fund Basics

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?

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!)

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

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

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 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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WWFCU Dances its Way to a $1,000 Donation

Never one to shirk from a challenge, the Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union (WWFCU) team decided to take part in the Michigan Credit Union League’s #KekeChallenge. Set to Drake’s “In My Feelings,” and including dance moves made popular by Instagram comedian theshiggyshow, the WWFCU staff definitely rose to the #KekeChallenge! By participating in the challenge, we’re

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WWFCU Now Offers Apple Pay

Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union is always looking for new ways to make our members’ lives easier. That’s why we’re excited to announce that our MasterCard Debit Card is now available on Apple Pay! Here are the perks of Apple Pay: It’s accepted at millions of stores, restaurants and online retailers Payments are secure and

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WWFCU is Growing!

To better serve its community, Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union (WWFCU) has expanded its field of membership to include all of Wayne County. The WWFCU Board approved the field of membership expansion in July 2017, it was later approved by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). That means if someone you know lives, works, worships,

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When Your Plans Go Awry

When leaving home for a vacation, most people experience a slight nervousness. “What if something goes wrong?” they ask themselves. Usually, it’s a concern that’s quickly forgotten when they reach their final destination. However, for an unlucky few, sometimes vacations do go “south”. Here are some situations you may run into while abroad, and how

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