Kids and Money

Top Tips for Teaching Kids and Teens about Money

Allowances, first jobs, babysitting cash, birthday money from Grandma – today’s youth have access to money in a way that previous generations may not have. Fortunately, they also have unprecedented access to financial tools and resources that can help them set good habits for life. Here’s a roundup of tips for teaching kids about money.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Tips on Saving Money

5 Mistakes to Avoid: Tips on Saving Money in Your 20s

College days, first job – your 20s can be the beginning of many adventures. Because this can be a busy decade, it might be tempting to postpone long-term financial plans. But the strategies you put in place now can create habits that serve you well in the years to come. Here are five money-saving mistakes people in their 20s tend to make.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Financial Planning & Wealth Management

Charitable contribution deductions: Prep for tax season now

Thanks to online donation platforms and awareness campaigns, charitable giving is on the rise. That’s great news for nonprofit organizations and for donors who enjoy making a difference in the lives of others. As you do good, however, make sure you’re not missing out on important tax benefits that come with charitable contributions.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

ID Protection

Travel safe! ID protection while traveling

Travel can be a wonderful adventure – but traveling has a dark side, too. Tourists are often targets for identity thieves who might use information from credit cards, IDs, and passports to wreak financial havoc. Even more challenging, victims might not realize they’ve been struck until they get back from the trip, potentially making the damage even worse. Limit your vulnerability with these simple ID protection tips that lessen your risk: Read more…

Author SAC FCU Managing Editor