Budgeting and Saving

Get your motor running: 6 tips for cheap road trips

Summertime is synonymous with backyard barbecues, fun in the sun along the shore of your choice, and hitting the highway for a great American road trip. You don’t have to fly first-class or stay in a four-star resort to have a good time. With a bit of advance planning and these helpful tips for cheap road trips, you can have a blast without breaking the bank.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Budgeting and Saving

Budgeting for college students: What areas should I plan for?

Ah, sweet freedom. If you’re about to head to college for the first time, then you’re probably already getting excited about the idea of being out on your own. You’ve got so much to look forward to, but your new adventure comes with greater responsibilities, too – especially where money is concerned. Budgeting for college students isn’t easy, but it’s worth the effort. Creating a budget now can help keep you from racking up unnecessary debt as well as save for future goals (spring break, anyone?).

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Financial Planning and Wealth Management

4 retirement tips to help you ease into your next chapter

If you’re like most new retirees, you probably have a wish list of things you look forward to doing in your free time. Travel. Visit with your grandkids. Do more volunteering. It’s a great time in your life, but it’s also a big transition financially, as you move from relying on employment income to living on your retirement savings. With this in mind, we’ve put together another important list for you: four essential retirement tips that can help you ease into your next chapter.
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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor