Financial Literacy

December’s current financial news: Tax tips, boosting credit scores, and more

The hubbub of the holidays makes it harder than usual to keep up with the latest financial happenings. Catch up on current financial news with this update. There are tips on savvy year-end tax moves, information about older Americans bolstering the housing market, and some easy ways to boost your credit score: Happy holidays and happy reading!

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor

Financial Literacy, Resources

Personal loans 101: Learn the basics

When you hear the term “personal loan,” you might imagine loaning your friend $20 or your teenager asking to “borrow” money for something frivolous. In financial terms, what it actually refers to is a loan that isn’t secured by any collateral (like a car or house). Learn more about this type of lending in this personal loans overview.

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Author SAC FCU Managing Editor