FORUM Credit Union's website works best with JavaScript enabled

Categories: Career, Money Matters, Planning

Most of us have signed up for health insurance and 401k from our employer but we might be missing some of the other money saving perks offered.  And sometimes employees don’t take full advantage of the benefits they are using.  Taking full advantage of employer offered perks can have many short term and long term benefits for your financial situation.

The stock market has been a bit tumultuous during the last few days and this type of market can often lead many investors to make mistakes that could have drastic consequences on their financial future. The keys to surviving a stormy market are relatively easy to do.  Surprisingly, a lot of the effort should be done prior to any market downturn. 

Categories: budgeting, college, debt, loans

You may have just graduated college, or maybe it has been a few years. Either way, it’s important to understand your student debt and create a repayment plan that is realistic for your specific needs.

In the next few weeks, several thousand college freshmen will be arriving on campus excited to start the next chapter in their life. An often overlooked aspect of this new life is the financial wisdom needed for this new found freed.  Following are five tips for parents to share with their college bound children.

Categories: Money Matters, Planning

Getting financial advice is often overlooked for important life events and sometimes you really need advice from other professionals too.  Many times we don’t realize that certain events have many other consequences that are beyond our base of knowledge.  Knowing when to seek advice is really an important skill to develop.

We have all heard that debt is bad, but realistically almost everyone has to have debt. Not many people can really afford to pay cash for a home or a car.  Knowing the difference between good debt and bad debt is a key to financial success.

If you don’t already know the basics, it’s time to get familiar with life insurance!

Achieving financial security doesn’t happen overnight, but it can happen with a detailed plan and some discipline to boot. Get started with these four easy-to-follow steps.

Displaying results 9-16 (of 32)
 <  1 2 3 4  >