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As Americans, we live in a society that tempts us to live in the moment, spend money on items we don’t need, and not focus too much on the long-term value of our purchases. What we’re not buying for ourselves is a security cushion.
With half of the year in the books, are you where you thought you would be financially? Is your plan a little off track? Getting your plan back on track as quickly as possible is extremely important. July is a great month to review your plan and make adjustments or recalibrate your financial plan based upon a detailed analysis on your performance.
FORUM is excited to announce the release of our new CU Online Android app!
This app complements the FORUM CU Online Internet Banking system. It allows you to check account balances, review history, pay bills, transfer funds, deposit checks, communicate securely with credit union staff, and receive notification via email or text message if certain account conditions occur.
In today’s fast paced world, financial matters often don’t receive the attention that they should and this can be very detrimental to one’s long term financial well-being. If you don’t have time to make smart financial decisions, then it would be best if you take actions to help you make the right decisions much quicker. The best way, simplify your financial activities.
In today’s environment, your credit score is an extremely important number for many reasons. Unfortunately many people don’t understand that they may unintentionally be lowering their score. There are many different activities in your life that can negatively impact your credit score and the only real positive impacts are achieved by paying your obligations on time, all the time.
You’re finally retired and free of the commitment of a full-time job, but now what do you do?
June is the national rebuild your life month which makes it a great time to reflect on your financial situation and make changes if necessary. Rebuilding your financial life is an important step to take if you are not where you hoped to be financially. Now is always the best time to start, putting if off only makes it more difficult to accomplish.
Whether you have 12 weeks before your child attends college or 12 years before that big day, there are several ways to fund the cost of college. Don’t be distraught if you don’t have enough saved or if you think you might not be able to save all you need. Paying for college is typical a mix of savings, current earnings, scholarships, student loans and other loans.