On average, FORUM Credit Union performs 1.5 million card transactions for our members each month. This number, which includes ATM, debit, and credit card transactions, continues to increase. As this number climbs, we analyze these transactions in an effort to see how we can make using your FORUM card of choice as convenient as possible. We have many exciting card initiatives on the cusp of being released that we hope will improve the value you receive from your FORUM membership.
For most people in a financial crisis, their crisis didn’t happen overnight. Usually there are warning signs even 2 – 3 years in advance pointing to the impending financial troubles. Knowing these signs can help you detect potential problems earlier and hopefully help you avoid or at less minimize the financial difficulties.
Whether you attend high school or you’re going to college, FORUM’s Student Checking Accountgives you the flexibility and services you need to accommodate your lifestyle. Plus, right now if you open a Student Checking before August 31, you’ll be entered to win 1 of 4 prizes!
Buying your first home can be exciting and scary. Where do you begin and how do you know what’s right for you? FORUM offers great resources to help you get started.
Summer with your kids can be great without breaking the bank! Because summer camps, childcare, and sports leagues can get expensive, it’s helpful to remember a few tips to save money and still have fun this summer.
For most people, following the basic money rules is the right choice for their financial situation. However, as with most things in life, there are situations that following the tried and true advice might not be the best option. Knowing when to break the basic money rules is a key financial concept to be able to achieve your lifetime goals.
Congratulations on graduation! It’s time to get geared up for college so you can meet new people, discover your academic interests, and welcome some more financial independence. As you transition into college, managing your money well can make your life easier. Here are a few things to think about.
Family is one of the strongest bonds - most of us will do anything for our family, especially parents or kids. And it is this strong sense of responsibility that can create havoc to even the best laid retirement plans. There are a few moves you can make to help avoid financial disruption caused by your family especially if your become aware of some of the possible negative outcomes that could be looming in your future.