When it comes to financial planning, the first question that comes to mind for most people is whether or not they really need professional help. You can absolutely handle your own money and there is no problem with that, but it is much like doing your own repairs on a leaky sink. Some people have …
What credit union core processors won't tell you
We talk a good deal about trust when it comes to credit unions. For example, in the article Credit Union’s Emphasis on Trust Holds True, we identified that trust in credit unions among their members is 60%, compared to 30% customers’ trust in big banks. Likewise, credit union executives consistently rank trust as the top priority in vendor …
Financial Advice for Single Ladies
Originally posted on SheKnows.com by Samantha Paxson, Chief Experience & Marketing Officer (CXMO), CO-OP Financial Services While more than 57 million single women now live in the U.S., it’s safe to say that the majority of these ladies aren’t what our parents used to call “spinsters.” As Redbook Magazine noted recently, women can be both single and happy.... Read More »
Upstate NY Weather: A warm October likely to follow a very warm September
October is likely to be another warmer-than-normal month in Upstate New York. The month is starting off with several days of sun and well above average temperatures. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the highs could reach into the low 80s -- about 15 degrees warmer than normal. It would be the second month in a row of above-average temperatures. Although September started out very cool, the unprecedented string of 80-degree and 90-degree days bumped the month to well above average. Buffalo, Albany and Rochester all finished more than 3 degrees above normal for September. Syracuse's average temperature was 2.4 degrees warmer than normal. Syracuse.com: Read More
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Quick Financial Tip: Mortgage Process
Our goal is simple: To improve the financial well-being of our members. This also happens to be the mission statement at Mutual 1st Federal. We want to make ...
5 Home Improvements That Pay for Themselves
Stop procrastinating and replace your smoke detector batteries already.
Mortgage Rates, Mortgage News and Strategy : The Mortgage Reports
Homebuying tips: How to choose your next neighborhood. New and old school search methods to check out your next location.
Mayo Clinic Minute: What African-Americans should know about stroke
A new Mayo Clinic survey reveals that more than two-thirds [...]
10 Reasons Millennials Choose Credit Unions
by Jeremiah Tucker / February 5th, 2016 I can't remember the first time I joined a bank Banks have come and gone numerous times in my life, each one about as memorable as switching wallets, but I remember joining my credit union. I've found most people do. Often because joining a credit union was a game changerthe exact point their financial lives took a big turn for the better This is particularly true of millennials. Millennialsgenerally defined as anyone born between 1980 and 2000are more likely to recommend credit unions than banks to their friends. A survey by CO-OP Financial Services, Cucamonga, Calif., a financial technology company for credit unions, found that 96% of millennials were…