So how do auto loans work? Since most people buying a new or used car opt for financing it’s an important question, and understanding the answer will help you in the purchase process.…
How to Compare Banks and Credit Unions When Looking for a New Financial Home
Let's say you're moving to a new community and thus need a new home for your banking and checking services, or let's say you're in a situation where you've
Experience the new CURewards.com
Get ready for a better CURewards website experience and a new travel feature When you make a signature-based transaction with one of your Arsenal cards, you receive points to redeem at CURewards.co…
Mayo Clinic Minute: What African-Americans should know about stroke
A new Mayo Clinic survey reveals that more than two-thirds [...]
10 things car dealers won’t tell you
Car sales are on the rise, but dealing with auto dealers still gives many consumers that sinking feeling.
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 …
How to pick the right financial planner
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 …
Tips for a successful Youth Month Savings Challenge
There’s less than two months to go until National Credit Union Youth Month™, when credit unions from coast to coast will urge kids to “Give a Hoot About Savings” and discover the life-changing power of credit union membership. As your celebration planning gets underway, don’t forget about one of the most powerful business development opportunities …
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…
Credit Union 101: What's the Difference, and Why You Should Make the Switch!
We Americans are a tough lot. We've spent the past several years doggedly tugging at our bootstraps, determined to rally back from the Great Recession t...