Top 5 Life Insurance Myths

Do you hear “life insurance” and think it’s for old people or breadwinners from large families? Think again. These are just two of the misconceptions that people usually have about life insurance. Keep reading to view other life insurance myths and the actual truth behind them. Myth #1 I’m young, healthy and single, I don’t

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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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Pet Owners Get Tax Breaks Too!

Business owners and parents seem to get all the tax breaks, but what if your “kid” has four legs and is furry? Guess what? You get some tax breaks too! Read on to see if your pet helps you qualify for any of these deductions. Pest Control – Did you get your cat or other

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What You Need Before You Buy a Car

Whether you’re looking to get a new or used vehicle, buying a car can be an exciting yet stressful experience. WWFCU wants to take the stress out of the process and walk you through the steps you need to take before signing on the dotted line. Get Your Score Unless you’re paying cash, the very

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Tips to Keeping a Healthy Credit Score

Whether you’ve lost a job or cut back hours at work, it can be hard to maintain a healthy credit score when times are tight. Most months it’s enough just to be able to cover all your bills. Who’s got time to worry about making payments on time? With that in mind, we have seven

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WWFCU Lobby Now Open!

We’re thrilled to announce that as of Tuesday, May 26, WWFCU’s lobby is open! Our lobby is open regular business hours: Monday – Wednesday:  9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursday – Friday:  9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday:  9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Important Precautions Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the lobby will be

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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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Time to Reopen Your Small Business?

More and more communities are looking to the near future when businesses may open back up again. If your business was forced to shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, you may be wondering what to do next. Now is the time to think things through and put a formal plan together. Health Policies You’ll

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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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In Case of Recession: How to Be Financially Prepared

Most economists and news reports are predicting a recession due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s easy to feel helpless when tough times are looming, but we have three ways you can get prepared. Wrangle Your Debt Easier said than done, right? Thanks to the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates, putting a dent in your debt

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